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Quickies: Medical Doctors versus Alternative Therapists, Torah Sex, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline (for Black Kids)

Should Doctors Operate On Intersex Babies? – “M.C. was born with ambiguous genitalia, a rare condition that doctors addressed with surgery. Now, in a landmark lawsuit, M.C.’s parents are challenging …

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Global Quickies: Another Blogger Killed, Bride Refunds, and “Thank You Science”

BANGLADESH Niloy Neel was killed by masked men with machetes yesterday. He is the fourth secularist blogger to have been killed this year. GUATEMALA “Guatemala has been described as the …

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Quickies: Victors still write history, #ILookLikeAnEngineer, and the wild feminist

Black American lives are being erased. The victors still write history – “The policeman who killed Michael Brown gets more sympathetic coverage than the dead teenager did, and let’s not …

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Quickies: Black Lives Being Erased, Victorian Wedding Night Advice, and Donald Trump

Black American lives are being erased. The victors still rewrite history – “The victors (ie the beneficiaries of the status quo) are writing history, in front of our eyes, in …

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Quickies: How people correct women, why some men can’t handle female Ghostbusters, and a 6th taste

It’s weird how people correct me when they think I’m a woman – “What I found the most interesting about the negative responses I got from the article was how …

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Quickies: Deciding Who is a Woman, White Privilege, and the Safety of E-Cigarettes

Being A Woman: Who Gets To Decide? – “Even so, there’s no doubt this ruling represents a step forward for women like Chand who refuse to alter their bodies by …

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Sundaylies with Sally Ride, Hitler, Fear Mongering, MonoSexuality

It’s the Skepchick Network Sundaylies with me, Surly Amy!   Mindy can’t come to the internet today because she is on a secret Skepchick mission working with a mysterious tribe …

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Global Quickies: Murderous Spiritualist, Helicopter Exorcism, and Psychic Speaks to Cecil

ISRAEL An ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six people at the Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem. The man had been released from prison three weeks ago, after serving a 12 year sentence …

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