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Global Quickies: Female Doctors, Indecent Dressing, and Venice’s Major (again)

INDIA “Two sisters who have been told they will be repeatedly gang-raped as a “punishment” for the crimes committed by their brother have pleaded with the Supreme Court to be …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Anti-Abortion “Logic” in One Terrible Chart

You know, there are a few things the anti-abortion crowd is really good at–holding down the shift key when they type; consistently blurring the line between fact and fiction (most …

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Cross-post: Trigger Warnings Will Destroy Us ALL! (or not)

Editor’s Note: this piece originally appeared on Grounded Parents and is written by Deek. ***** Trigger Warning: infant death, graphic description of fetal tissue There is this man who stands …

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Global Quickies: Banned Books, Refugees, and Churches Under Scrutiny

SOUTH AFRICA Churches will will be the subject of an investigative study on the commercialization of religion and the abuse of people’s belief systems. The Advertising Standard Authorities make sure …

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So Your Partner was on Ashley Madison. DTMFA.

I’m in a cab late at night making conversation with the typically chatty driver; I realize I’ve lost my keys and have to find a place to crash. Texting frantically, …

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Cross-post: The Perennial Problem of Gendered Dress Codes

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared at Grounded Parents and is written by Cerys Gruffyydd. If you want to leave a comment, please click through the link at the bottom.  …

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Global Quickies: GMOs, Whitening Products, and Harrasment

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES “The father of a 20-year-old woman who drowned in Dubai reportedly stopped lifeguards from helping her. The unnamed man had said he preferred to let her die …

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Throwback Bad Chart Thursday: The Skeptic’s Secret

Originally published on May 24, 2013. We’ve had a lot of discussions of privilege lately, and I’ve noticed that whenever the topic comes up, whether the focus is on race, …

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