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Quickies: Anne Nicol Gaylor passes, talking to gamer girls, and reducing virus spreading on planes

Freedom From Religion founder Anne Nicol Gaylor dies – “Anne and her daughter, Annie Laurie, then a college student, formed FFRF in 1976, with an elderly Milwaukee friend, Jon Sontarck, …

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Quickies: Queen Bee Syndrome, Rachel Dolezal, and Breakthroughs in Bioengineering

‘Queen Bee syndrome’: the myth that keeps working women in their little box – “The idea popularised by Heathers and The Devil Wears Prada, that successful women connive to keep …

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Global Quickies: Religion in Cuba, Child-bride’s Murder Charges Dropped, and Lunchtime Sex

NIGERIA “A court in northern Nigeria has dropped charges against a 14-year-old girl accused of using rat poison to kill her husband, aged 35.” SAUDI ARABIA “A court in Saudi …

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Quickies: Sexual assault resistance, Lindy West, and the myth of the cat lady

Sexual assault resistance training works – “What this shows us is that, while we wait for effective programs for men or for cultural shifts in attitudes to happen, there is …

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Quickies: Women’s World Cup, race, cat vision, and Nobel laureate apologizes for “girls in the lab” comments

What’s happening at the Women’s World Cup, where the artificial turf is 120 degrees – “When the tournament kicked off Saturday, the temperature of the playing surface was reportedly 120 …

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Quickies: Placentophagy, Gamergaters’ Latest Ethics Trolling, and How Privileged People React to Injustice

Gamergate’s Newest Nemesis Is A Canadian PhD Student – “Gamergate trolls attacked Natalie Zed when she compared them to Lord Voldemort’s minions.” From Amy. What to Expect When You’re Expecting …

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Quickies: Serena Williams, tracking menstruation, and the glorification of masculinity

Every Serena Williams win comes with a side of disgusting racism and sexism – “In the moments surrounding her win, Williams was compared to an animal, likened to a man, …

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Quickies: Drug Testing, Vintage Female Health Products, and Exploiting Poor People for Entertainment 

Girls Rule in an Indian Village – Check out these gorgeous photos of a rare matriarchal society, the Khasi people. From Donna. The Pointlessness of the Workplace Drug Test – …

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