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LAWAAG Meetup: Being Inclusive of all Socio-economic Classes in DIY Movements With Special Guest Teka-Lark Fleming

Join me and The Los Angeles Women’s Atheist and Agnostic Group on the first Tuesday of May (that is this coming Tuesday May 5th, 7pm) at CFI-Los Angeles for a …

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Anti-Science Fatphobia and ProteinWorld

Last month, I wrote about some of the severe anti-science rhetoric I’ve seen coming out of the Health at Every Size camp, particularly from Ragen Chastain and the people who …

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Global Quickies: Racist Jewelry, Racist Columnist, and Volcanoes

PAKISTAN “The progressive activist and organizer who ran Pakistan’s first-ever hackathon and led a human rights and a peace-focused nonprofit known as The Second Floor (T2F) was shot dead today …

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So You’ve Been Publicly Wrong: Anatomy of a Good Apology

After making utterly distasteful comments during an interview regarding Black Widow, actors Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner offered two very different apologies today. From Entertainment Weekly: “Yesterday we were asked …

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Not Responding to Dangerous Road Rage Means the Trolls Won

Yesterday, I was driving home from a friend’s place around dusk. I approached a traffic light at which I was turning left. I had the green light but a car …

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The Paradox of Meritocracy

I’ve written about the gender pay gap before and every time I do I get people who respond by insisting that there is perfect equality in the workplace and any …

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Global Quickies: Exorcisms, Measles on a Plane, and the Threats of Atheism

MEDITERRANEAN SEA “Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard — killing them — because the …

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Global Quickies: Not Just a Number, Red River Women, and Coding in the Slum

KENYA #147notjustanumber: “An open-source social media campaign has begun commemorating those who died in the al-Shabaab terror assault, tweet by tweet” GHANA Girls in a slum in the Ghanaian capital …

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