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Global Quickies: Attacks on Innocent Women, Giving Mom’s Their Names Back, Unchecked Privilege, and Elves

AFGHANISTAN The woman who was brutally killed by a mob last week after being falsely accused of burning pages of the Koran is said to have been arguing with a …

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Quickies: Indiana, force fields, and poor womens’ access to family planning

Indiana governor signs “religious freedom” bill in private – “His action followed two days of intense pressure from opponents — including technology company executives and convention organizers — who fear …

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Quickies: Not reading white male authors, Disability Summit failure, and doctor fired for saying shot protestor was too skinny

Is it time to stop reading books by white men? – Excellent piece by Heina on all of the debate over this. Egyptian doctor fired after saying shot woman was …

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Quickies: The “War on Boys,” Anti-Vax Intuition, and Hydrophobic Science

 Why Anti-Vaxxers Just ‘Know’ They’re Right – “It is not simply that anti-vaxxers don’t understand how vaccines work (some of them may not, but not all of them). Neither are anti-vaxxers …

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Quickies: Evo psych, women in Star Trek, and the Intolerant Jackass Act

Evolutionary psych is neither – “It’s presumably better than creationist psychology, but nobody practices creationist psychology – so presumably the word “evolutionary” is doing a bit more work here than …

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Quickies: Women in the Work Force, Police Dogs and Racial Bias, and Breastfeeding Skepticism

Keeping Women Out Of The Work Force Is Economic Nonsense – “Women who want to work get a bum deal in many parts of the world. A World Bank study …

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Global Quickies: Whooping Cough, Breastfeeding, and Don Quixote

AUSTRALIA A 4-week-old baby died of whooping cough. The family hopes this will raise awareness on the importance of getting vaccinated. CANADA The TV show Marketplace gets a fake natural …

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Quickies: Science fairs, LEGO beauty tips, and a Bechdel test for music

Science fairs aren’t so fair – “In addition to favoring kids whose parents can either spend time or money (or both) on a project, many science fairs seem to include …

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