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Stan Lee: Spider-Man Should Be White

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Stan Lee is perhaps best known for starting Marvel Comics and turning it into the powerhouse it is today, and if …

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Global Quickies: Marriage Equality Around the World, Transgender Rights in Norway, and an Alt Med Doctor Running the Show in Tasmania

WORLD Since we’re celebrating yesterday’s good, here’s a very nice video of how marriage equality has been gaining ground around the world in the past 15 years. WORLD “A volley …

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Yes, Bristol Palin is a Hypocrite. No, You Shouldn’t Slut-Shame Her.

Bristol Palin announced today that she’s pregnant with her second child, a month after canceling her wedding to Marine Dakota Meyer. Palin, who has earned a sizable sum of money as …

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RIP Anne Nicol Gaylor, Badass Feminist and Atheist

Donate to the Women’s Medical Fund here. Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca. Sorta transcript: On Monday, the world lost an amazing woman: Anne Nicol Gaylor, who co-founded the …

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This photo taken on June 7, 2015 shows the projected image of a Buddha statue in Bamiyan that had been destroyed by the Taliban in 2001. The initiative to visually restore the destroyed antiquities was dreamt up by Chinese couple Zhang Xinyu and Liang Hong, who are travelling through countries on the historic Silk Road route.  AFP PHOTO / Kamran Shafayee        (Photo credit should read KAMRAN SHAFAYEE/AFP/Getty Images)
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Global Quickies: Marriage Equality in Mexico, Purification Rituals for Rape Victims, and Light Buddhas

MEXICO With little fanfare, Mexican Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage. “The ruling does not automatically strike down the state marriage laws. But it allows gay couples who are denied marriage …

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Guest Post: Why it’s okay to identify as a different gender but not as a different race

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was written by Ginny Brown on the differences between gender and race identification and the recent uproar about Rachel Dolezal. She also has many links …

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Game of Thrones Confirms: Sansa is the Perpetual Victim

SPOILER WARNING! This is a follow-up to my previous post on the subject, and will also include spoilers for both the Song of Ice and Fire books and the show …

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One-Star Reviews for The Handmaid’s Tale

This year’s SkepchickCON at CONvergence is dystopia themed, so in order to get ready for all my panels I’ve been reading and rereading dystopian classics. The Handmaid’s Tale, the speculative fiction …

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