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The 344th Slut: A French Feminist Fights for Equality

It’s a longstanding feminist complaint: men can do anything from yardwork to club sports with their torsos exposed, but when a woman appears topless in public it’s considered illegal and …

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The Story Behind Sarah’s Abortion

I knew even before the two little lines appeared that I was pregnant. I’m not saying I had magic intuition or anything, just that I use a period tracker app …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Abortions and House Fires

Hey, did you know that the leading cause of DEATH in the United States is not heart disease? It’s true. I saw it on Facebook, thanks to a tip from …

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Women in Secularism: Interview with Lindsay Beyerstein

Women in Secularism 3 is coming up this May. The speakers list includes many admirable, accomplished women with whom I am humbled to be billed (including our very own Amy …

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Is there a secular argument against abortion?

Yesterday, an article was published about atheists at CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference). Featured prominently in the article was Dave Silverman, president of American Atheists. In it, Dave was quoted as …

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Virginia Republican Makes Excellent Pro-Choice Argument

The other week, Senator Steve Martin (R – Virginia) received a generic pro-choice Valentine’s Day greeting from the Virginia Pro-Choice Coalition. While being offended and taking action due to that offense …

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ICYMI: Mathematical Mystery, Street Harassment, Dragons, and Abortion. All Sans Michael Stipe.

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Does the Sum of All Natural Numbers Equal -1/12? Avery explains some of the mathematical mystery behind this weird result. Young People and Activism, MLK and …

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ICYMI: December 29 – January 4 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 80: Oscillation, Conservation, Physics-ification! Mindy thinks about oscillation in terms of energy. Guest Post: Barbie the Feminist Former Teen Skepchick contributor Elles explores the …

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