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Skepchick Sundaylies: The Game, Thor’s Armor, Snowpiercer, Inclusive Atheism, Subtle Sexism, Helicopter Parenting, and Identifying as Disabled

Skepchick Sundaylies: The Game, Thor’s Armor, Snowpiercer, Inclusive Atheism, Subtle Sexism, Helicopter Parenting, and Identifying as Disabled

Sunday Funny: Gender Roles (via TheRobinHead) Teen Skepchick DBT Skills: Mindfulness “How” Olivia continues her series on DBT skills. Bi-erasure: Constantine In NBC’s new show Constantine, smoking is fine but bisexuality is taboo. The Not so Beautiful Game Step 1: An Uncompelling Frame Narrative Stigmatizes Mental Illness Elizabeth is reading The Game so you don’t have to. Mad Art Lab ... »

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Fellow Atheists: Quit Bragging About Our Prison Underrepresentation

Dan Arel’s piece on atheists and the prison population has been making the rounds, along with the seemingly inevitable assertion that the statistics prove that atheists are no less (and perhaps) more moral than theists. I understand the impulse. Truly, I do. Every time I speak at a high school or in any other context where I’m engaging a theist majority, I make a point of addressing it... »

Skechick Sundaylies: Being Too Girly, Bach Flowers, Lab Dynamics, Birth Safety, and Being the Sweaky Wheel

Skechick Sundaylies: Being Too Girly, Bach Flowers, Lab Dynamics, Birth Safety, and Being the Sweaky Wheel

Sunday Funny: Solar Collector (via Tree Lobsters!) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 101: Wave Energy and Intensity Mindy learns explains the relationship between waves and energy. Like a Girl Eddy is going to be who he is, whether you think he’s being too girly or not. The Ethics of Doing Business with the Religious Is it OK to do business with loathsome ideologies? Escéptica Introd... »

Richard Dawkins: Likes & Dislikes

Richard Dawkins: Likes & Dislikes

Dislikes The term “owned”. No worries if you use it in its actual form, “pwned”. Harry Potter. Like the religious fundamentalist parents fearful of its Satanic influence on their precious offspring, Dawkins has yet to read Harry Potter. Fairy tales. Santa (but not Christmas). Improper grammar, especially when part of a “coordinated campaign”. Likes Faulty compar... »

An Atheist and Agnostic Group For Women

An Atheist and Agnostic Group For Women

Do you want to make a difference in the world? Do you want to see positive change take place? Do you want to find creative solutions to some of life’s problems without invoking prayer or super-natural ideology? Do you want to make new, intelligent, rational friends? Do you want to be part of a safe, supportive, secular space? Do you want to be part of a group that values you for your contrib... »

5 Things I Learned After My Partner Was Sexually Battered at an Atheist Conference

5 Things I Learned After My Partner Was Sexually Battered at an Atheist Conference

When you’re ethically non-monogamous, you end up engaging in a lot of meta relationship conversations. When you’re polyamorous and dating someone you met because you were both speakers at the same secular event, you end up discussing the potential effects of your relationship, likely and unlikely alike, on your respective careers. This is especially true when one of you has strong femi... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Mutant Super Rats, Slime Mold of Life, Drag Race, and “Momnesia”

Skepchick Sundaylies: Mutant Super Rats, Slime Mold of Life, Drag Race, and “Momnesia”

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Bleeding Hearts and the Tribulations of Initializing Variables in C Elizabeth explains what went wrong with OpenSSL. Adulthood: Mourning the Past Being an adult is more than just gaining responsibility. You lose something important, too. In Defence of Giant Ravenous Mutant Super Rats The British don’t need to fear a rat infestation. Mad Art Lab Parity Girl: The... »

Help Without Heaven

Help Without Heaven

As part of my ongoing Do Better Challenge, I am seeking out people who are doing volunteer work and good deeds to help out in the various secular communities. We see a lot of negativity in the world and because of that, every now and then, I like to try to focus your attention on some of the good people out there doing great things. Miri Mogilevsky and Courtney Caldwell are two very inspirational ... »

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