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News Flash: Join 3 Skepchick Network Contributors Today at 3 PST

All this weekend our friends at Freethought Blogs are having their yearly online conference. And today at 3pm PST join lil ol’ me, Dr Ray Burks and Lauren Lane from …

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Hypocrisy in France

Last week there was a horrific shooting at the French satire magazine Charlie Hebdo. Since then, there has been international support for the victims and outrage at the violence, which …

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I Refuse To Give Rebecca Watson The Secular Woman of the Year Award

As you may know, the wonderful organization Secular Woman gives out some important and meaningful awards each year. And I am lucky enough to be the artist who actually creates …

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LAWAAG Meetup with an OG Skepchick Tonight!

This is your friendly reminder that we have a Los Angeles Women’s Atheist and Agnostic Group (LAWAAG) meeting coming up this TUESDAY January 6th at 7 pm! We have a …

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The Story Behind Sarah’s Abortion

I knew even before the two little lines appeared that I was pregnant. I’m not saying I had magic intuition or anything, just that I use a period tracker app …

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Cop Cameras Are a Band-Aid Fix for a Centuries-Old Wound

Amadou Diallo. John Crawford. Sean Bell. Yvette Smith. Aiyana Jones. Tamir Rice. Michael Brown. Eric Garner. These names represent a mere fraction of an ever-growing list of unarmed black men, …

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Not All Cops.

Yesterday a grand jury decided that the only person indicted in the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man choked to death in broad daylight in New York City, …

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The More Men Hate on a Woman, The More I’ll Probably Love Her

Men hating on famous women is a pastime as old as fame itself. From the vilification of Eve (as if Adam didn’t eat the apple of his own free will) …

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