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Quickies: Misogyny at Fox News, Another “Fountain of Youth” Pill, and Della Reese’s Talk Show

5 Points On The Explosive Allegations In Andrea Tantaros’ Fox News Lawsuit – “In a lawsuit filed Monday, former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros alleges that ex-network boss Roger Ailes …

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Quickies: Sexism and Hillary Clinton, gamers with disabilities, and blocking bitter tastes

A disturbing history of all the sexism Hillary Clinton has endured – “Here’s what I’ve realized: It’s not political radicalism or bitter partisanship that has made conservatives, some on the …

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Quickies: Transmasculine Visibility, Jazz Hands, and Biblical Literalism

The Obsession With Biblical Literalism – “A Christian theme park in Kentucky brings the ancient to life through a life-sized reconstruction of Noah’s Ark—but not without dipping into fiction.” I …

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Global Quickies: Women in Stadiums, Period Taboos in Sports, and Hair Salons Help Family Planning

JORDAN “A gag order has been placed on a Jordanian writer who was arrested for posting a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam. […]The cartoon depicts God in paradise, being treated …

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Quickies: Oxygenating maxi pads, negging women in sports, and spitfires

The century-old art of negging women in sports – “By winning the women’s national tennis championship from Miss Bjurstedt in the Thanksgiving Day tournament at the Long Beach, Cal, Mrs. …

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Quickies: Sexual harassment in science, slut shaming, and the era of the bitch

Are you a sexual harasser and a scientist? We have some questions… – ” Over the last several years, a rising tide of science journalists, many (though not all) of …

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Quickies: Roombas, Bacteria, and Medical Marijuana Studies

They were strangers at the starting line. Less than 20 minutes later, they were eternally linked. – “In a sport measured by a running clock and at a global event …

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Quickies: Burkini banning, teacher salaries, and pooping jellyfish

The burkini is banned in Cannes, France for the most Islamophobic, misogynistic reason – “To make matters worse, Cannes’ Head of Municipal Services Thierry Migoule made the unfair connection with …

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