human rights
Feminism

History Made.

Regardless of who you support, if you care about human rights and feminism- this video that is said to be introducing Hillary Clinton tonight, is worth watching. It’s moving and …

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Feminism

Brock Turner’s Dad’s Response: It was just *one* rape!

Brock Allen Turner, a former Stanford student, was recently convicted of rape and received a paltry six-month jail sentence (plus probation). His name has been in the headlines not only …

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Feminism

Amber Heard’s Legal Counsel Releases Statement on Johnny Depp 

As you may have heard, actress Amber Heard recently filed for divorce from almost-Reason Rally speaker & dear friend of Lawrence Krauss, Johnny Depp. Since news of the divorce hit, …

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Feminism

Racist Algorithms, Crime, and the Ethical Use of Data Prediction

ProPublica came out with an excellent piece this week by Julia Angwin, Jeff Larson, Surya Mattu and Lauren Kircher looking at the algorithms used by the US justice system to …

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Book ClubFeminism

Shrill by Lindy West

It’s true that you don’t really know what it feels like to be targeted with the nonstop deluge of obsessive online harassment until it happens to you. How it seeps …

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FeminismReligion

Hookers for Jesus Wants to “Save” Sex Workers Whether They Want It or Not

Hookers for Jesus is an absolutely real non-profit organization started by Annie Lobert, a former sex worker, in order to save women from the evils of prostitution via the most …

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Lelsie Marshall: Absolute garbage. This poor woman should just make her husband a sandwich.
Feminism

Mansplain Monday: Men Mansplain Mansplaining to Me

Welcome to the second installment of Mansplain Monday. Last time I wrote about men who mansplain statistics to me. Of course, as any woman on the internet knows, if you …

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FeminismScience

This 28-Year-Old Vegan Master Distiller Is Pretty Much Our Favorite Woman Ever

Marianne Barnes encompasses everything we love here at Skepchick: science, nerdery, women kicking ass, and booze. As the first female master Kentucky bourbon distiller at 28 years old, she’s an …

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