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A Response to Jordan Peterson

An interview with University of Toronto Psychology professor Jordan Peterson has been circulating around social media for a few days now. In the interview, Peterson says a number of disturbing …

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Federal court rules on black hair

I am black and I have black hair.     I have black hair texture. Check it. Today's nerd shirt. #scientistselfie pic.twitter.com/XRwm37eP3T — Raychelle Burks (@DrRubidium) September 16, 2016 That …

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The Ease of Progressively Depicting “Females” in Overwatch

Warning: I’m about to take video games way too seriously for a sec. If you follow me on social media, you know that I’ve been fairly obsessed with the game …

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Cross-post: Hail to the Queen – interview with Simone Giertz

This post (in swedish) was originally published at Skepchick.se Simone Giertz is a Swedish inventor, a youtube sensation, and the queen of creating amazing – yet somewhat impractical – robots. Some …

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Ghostbusters Just Fulfilled a Bit of My Childhood

Me: “Oh my god oh my god 5-year-old me would have lost her MIND if she saw this Ghostbusters movie with ladies in it!” Him: “Well, 30-something-year-old you did just lose …

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Sundaylies with Salamanders, Multiverses, John Cleese and more!

Hello friends! It’s me, Surly Amy! Mindy can’t come to the Sundaylies today because she is now a superhero who can control the powers of physics while simultaneously fighting crime …

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Questionable Advertising: Slutty Lab Supplies

Even though I work in science, I am not usually confronted with raw sexism as if I were working in the world of Mad Men. Occasionally, however, I am reminded that …

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Recall the Stanford Rape Judge!

Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Brock Turner is a rapist who was just convicted of assaulting a woman while she was unconscious behind a dumpster near …

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