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FeaturedFeminism

So Your Partner was on Ashley Madison. DTMFA.

I’m in a cab late at night making conversation with the typically chatty driver; I realize I’ve lost my keys and have to find a place to crash. Texting frantically, …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! WISE MEN, Active Learning, Other December Celebrations, and Skipping Santa

Sunday Funny: Turn the other cheek. (via Cyanide and Happiness) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 124: Exploding Potatoes and Equations of State Mindy explains how an exploding potato relates …

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Skepticism

Shia LaBeouf: Still Weird, Still Worth Compassion

I don’t really get Shia LaBeouf. I’m not entirely sure that anyone “gets” Shia LaBeouf, as his behavior is often self-aggrandizing, sometimes bizarre, and repeatedly unethical (plagiarizing an apology for …

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Feminism

Throwback Thursday: Stop Telling Me to Stop Saying “I Have a Boyfriend”

This Throwback Thursday entry is brought to you by the fact that the original article to which it was responding, Stop Saying “I Have a Boyfriend”, has been making the rounds …

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FeaturedFeminism

I’ll Stop Citing a Boyfriend When My Consent Starts Mattering

Before I started dating, I knew and listened to a lot of men. One of their biggest complaints was that women aren’t honest or straightforward enough. “Why don’t women just …

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ActivismFeaturedFeminism

When I Didn’t Consent. Why I reported. Why I didn’t.

I was raped. I reported it. I was raped. I didn’t report it. I was raped. I reported it but I didn’t press charges. I was raped. I didn’t know …

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Feminism

Please Don’t Try Again Later

TW for Sexual Assault & Sexual Coercion If you haven’t yet heard, Kickstarter was used as a platform to launch a so-called “seduction guide.” Not long before the Kickstarter ended …

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