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Feminism

How to Fail at Being an Ally

As I wrote last week, people who do not identify as allies cause undue and often unintentional distress in marginalized groups. Some of them might be indifferent, some might not. Either way, …

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EventsSkepticism

EVENTS This Week! Rebecca in Oz and NZ, Heina in Canada, 24-Hr Gameathonapalooza & More!

It’s almost December, and people are already starting to break out the FSM tree toppers and gather to celebrate the Winter Solstice, Festivus, Krampus, and the coming END OF THE …

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Skepticism

ICYMI: November 4 – November 10 on the Skepchick Network

It was a wild weekend at SkeptiCon. But never fear. I have still managed to read and compile some of the Skepchick Network hits from last week. Enjoy. I’m gonna …

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ActivismSkepticism

Cancer. It Matters. Will You Help?

My Aunt Marilyn died when I was ten. I didn’t know her well—we rarely saw anyone on that side of the family until she started dying of cancer. I think …

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Skepticism

ICYMI: July 15-July 21 on the Skepchick Network

Good morning! Or afternoon. Or night. Look, I don’t know where you live. I just know that you should really catch up on what went on last week on the …

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Skepticism

ICYMI: July 8-July 14 on the Skepchick Network

Bonjour! I’m back from CERN where I’ve finished solving all the mysteries of the universe. I would tell you what those secrets are, but the Secret World Government tells me …

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ActivismScienceSkepticism

Ask Surly Amy: How Can I Help?

Hello Amy! First off: I’m a long time fan of Skepchick and the SGU, you RULE! I work in a natural history museum, as an informal science educator. I see …

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ReligionSkepticism

The Skeptic Next Door: Carrie Poppy

This week I bring you a fascinating discussion with an animal rights activist from my little Los Angeles neighborhood. Carrie Poppy is lovely, insightful, entertaining AND she even shares a …

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