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Anti-Science

Fatphobia, Health, and Fat Activist Ragen Chastain’s Bad Science

Last week, my fellow Skepchick writer Olivia wrote this post about fatphobia, and how people who claim they fat-shame people out of concern for their health are, generally, full of …

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Global Quickies: More Art Destroyed by IS, Vaccines in Pakistan, Gurus, and Rapists

INDIA (From Arturo) “One of the five men sentenced to death for raping a young woman in New Delhi, India in 2012 blamed his victim for her death saying women …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Straight Men Can’t Get HIV Because “Science”

Sometimes, a perfectly good chart can be used to make flawed, even downright harmful arguments. It’s not the chart’s fault. It’s just hanging out, unassumingly presenting some data about, say, …

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Anti-Science

Anti-abortion Congressman Not Sure How Women Work

Support more videos like this at Patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Vito Barbieri is an anti-choice Republican state representative for Idaho, giving him an intellectual capacity that hovers somewhere between a cocker …

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Global Quickies: Strip Searches, Racists in the Subway, and Giant Salamanders

TANZANIA “ The abduction of an albino child in Tanzania sparked calls on Tuesday for greater action to enforce a newly-imposed ban on witch doctors to stop the killing of …

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Anti-ScienceSkepticism

7 Ways Anti-Vaxxers Are Worse than You Ever Could Have Imagined

I wrote the other day about how most parents that are not vaccinating are not senseless or stupid; They are just parents who have anxieties around vaccines and are not sure …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Public Displays of Affection

I wasn’t going to do a Valentine’s Day post. It’s a holiday that doesn’t really cross my radar except for maybe the prospect of discounted candy after it’s over. But …

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Anti-Science

SoD Cross-post: Anti-vax “prof” ignites scandal at Queen’s U

This post was originally published on School of Doubt. Read it there or catch the beginning below. This week the Principal and Provost of Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario publicly …

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