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The More Men Hate on a Woman, The More I’ll Probably Love Her

Men hating on famous women is a pastime as old as fame itself. From the vilification of Eve (as if Adam didn’t eat the apple of his own free will) …

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Online Harassers Prove My Point Yet Again

This post and the video within contains NSFW language and discussion of online harassment and rape and death threats. Because of course it does! Can you even believe it? I …

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Global Quickies: Bad PSAs, Sham Healer Jailed, and a School for Husbands

PAKISTAN “The actor Veena Malik has expressed anger at a 26-year jail term handed down by a Pakistani court after she acted in a scene loosely based on the marriage …

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[Guest Post] The Mystery That Isn’t: Jill Lepore’s “The Secret History of Wonder Woman”

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is by Dale DeBakcsy, who also blogs over at Mad Art Lab. If you aren’t familiar with the history of Wonder Woman, check out the Bitch …

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Quickies: Ferguson Link Roundup, HBO’s Scientology Movie, and Canned Food Drive Advice

Merck Partners With NewLink To Speed Up Work On Ebola Vaccine – “The NewLink vaccine is a based on a harmless virus that has been genetically engineered to incorporate bits …

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The Post I Was Going To Write

I was going to write something else today. I was going to write a post that was snarky and funny, but hopefully perceptive. I was going to write a post …

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Quickies: Abortion doctors, speculum design, and Tasmanian devils

US abortion doctors speak out – “Curtis and Glenna Boyd have worked in US abortion clinics ever since Roe v Wade made the practice legal in 1973. Forty years on, …

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Ebola: Always Good For More Racism

Welcome to mid November, the season of Christmas carols and…racism? In all the hubbub about how Christmas is coming too early and atheists are ruining Christmas, a passel of celebs …

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