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FeminismGuest Bloggers

Guest Post: Twitter’s Contraception Problem

Editor’s Note: Jenny Splitter, who also blogs on Skepchick’s parenting blog Grounded Parents, wrote this piece to raise awareness on why you never see contraceptives advertised on Twitter.  ****** If …

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FeminismQuickiesSkepticism

Global Quickies: Taxis, Turf, and Fake Ebola Cures

NIGERIA Nigerian official warns pastors and healers to stop making false Ebola-cure claims. He called on those who wanted to rip off members of the public to desist from such …

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FeminismReligion

Six Things My Abusive Ex-Boyfriend Did To Me That God Didn’t Do

(Trigger warning: abuse, rape) Earlier today, I was notified that The Friendly Atheist, Hemant Mehta, is launching a Kickstarter for a book called God Is An Abusive Boyfriend (And You Should …

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EventsFeminism

Your Well-Written Anti-Harassment Policy is Insufficient

Last Memorial Day weekend, I headed up to Wisconsin to attend my very first WisCon. WisCon is a feminist sci-fi convention held each year in Madison, WI. I cannot even …

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FeminismSkepticism

Beyonce Addresses Elevatorgate

The queen of rap, Nicki Minaj, slayed it with Queen B in Beyonce’s Flawless remix, where the icons teamed up to address organized atheism’s biggest controversy: Elevatorgate. In the song, …

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Anti-ScienceFeaturedFeminismRandom Asides

Bad Chart Thursday: Abortions and House Fires

Hey, did you know that the leading cause of DEATH in the United States is not heart disease? It’s true. I saw it on Facebook, thanks to a tip from …

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Feminism

The Science of False Rape Allegations

Conor Oberst, frontman for the band Bright Eyes, was last year accused of raping a woman. The woman, named Joanie Faircloth, posted a comment on an XOJane article claiming that Oberst …

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Feminism

Richard Dawkins, and Ranking the Top 10 Kinds of Rape in Order of Badness

Obvious trigger warning is obvious. The blessed gift that is the Shit My Clueless Granddad Says Richard Dawkins Twitter account just keeps on giving. In the past several years, Dawkins …

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