FeaturedScience

A Storm of Chemistry

Moon tea offers the women of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond The Wall some control* over their lives – a rarity in a series. This herbal tea is a birth control …

READ MORE →
FeminismScience

The Contraception Tab

This week I spoke with Beth Sundstrom and Andrea DeMaria, Co-Directors of the Women’s Health Research Team at the College of Charleston, about why the pill is still our go-to …

READ MORE →
Meta Stuff

Skepchick Sundaylies! The Dress, Dangers of Anti-Vaxxers, and High School Dating

Sunday Funny: Embarrassing. (via Liz Climo) Teen Skepchick The Not So Beautiful Game, Step 11 and Last: In Which Our Narrator Dispenses Parting Cliches Elizabeth has finally finished the mostly-boring …

READ MORE →
Meta Stuff

ICYMI: June 23 – June 29 on the Skepchick Network

Hello! Nice to see you! Here’s a big list of posts for you to read. Have fun! Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 54: Axis in Motion Mindy keeps on …

READ MORE →
Feminism

For Instant Pooh-Poohing, Just Add Sex

A few months ago, I visited a doctor for reasons utterly and completely unrelated to my reproductive status and health, unless you view all nulliparous women as potential mothers: it …

READ MORE →
FeminismSkepticism

Top 7 Birth Control and Abortion Myths

We all know that standard (a.k.a. latex and polyurethane) condoms don’t have little holes in them to let the AIDS swim right through (as a woman accompanying Brother Jed once …

READ MORE →