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Quickies: Transgender Children, The Misfits, and Bigfoot

Nearly Half of Black and Latina Scientists Mistaken for Janitors or Assistants – “A new survey of 557 female scientists found widespread experiences of discrimination and alienation in the workforce …

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Global Quickies: Permission for Pregnancy, Street Harassment, and Police Violence in Turkey Pride

LATIN AMERICA (From Mary) “As an increasing number of women enter the workforce in Latin America — more than 70 million in the last two decades — they are beginning …

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Quickies: Childbirth isn’t pretty, vaccination, and a trip to the gym

Childbirth can’t be prettied or manicured and women shouldn’t have to try – “Google the phrase “wax before”, and an unwitting internet user will find herself amid the disturbing, troubling …

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Quickies: Caterpillars and Wasabi, Whitesplaining About Slavery, and Erotica on E-readers

Just a Couple of Reminders What Life Was Like Before Vaccines – Polio insurance plans used to exist. Just consider that. Followup: a list of celebrities who don’t know anything …

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Quickies: Girl Scouts, lazy writing, measles, and the history of headstones

Girl Scouts return $100K when donor demands it “not be used” for trans girls – “Council CEO Megan Ferland told the newspaper her decision wasn’t hard after that, though she …

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Quickies: Rainbow Logos, The Introvert/Extrovert Spectrum, and Placentophagy Studies

Dispatch From Charleston: The Cost Of White Comfort – “But thanks to something I experienced the previous night in Charleston, I couldn’t shake a paralyzing feeling: When black people and …

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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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Quickies: Marriage equality, Facebook safety, lithium, and Jurassic Park

Supreme Court finds nationwide right to marry – Eeeeeeeee! Women, LGBT people least safe on Facebook despite “real name” policy – “And things are turning more explosive, as stories emerge …

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