feminism

Skepchick Sundaylies: Open Wireless, Nature vs Nurture, Urine Therapy, World Cup, and Pro-GMO

Skepchick Sundaylies: Open Wireless, Nature vs Nurture, Urine Therapy, World Cup, and Pro-GMO

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: With Liberty and Internet Access for All Elizabeth discusses the importance of the “open wireless” movement. DBT Skills: Mindfulness Olivia continues her series on DBT skills. Assassins Can’t Be Women? Eddy discusses the sexism behind Assassin’s Creed approach to female characters. Mad Art Lab Nature, Nuture, and Social Justice Elizabeth has thought... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Managing Emotions, Caveman Genes, Going with Your Gut, Body-Shaming, and ZOMG Chemicals!

Skepchick Sundaylies: Managing Emotions, Caveman Genes, Going with Your Gut, Body-Shaming, and ZOMG Chemicals!

Sunday Funny: Man Gum (via chainsawsuit) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 104: Standing O for Standing Waves Mindy is armpits deep in mechanical waves at this point. DBT Skills Part 1: Learning Emotional Management Olivia explains dialectical behavior therapy and how it can help everyone cope with their emotions. Existential Crises and Epiphanies of the Teenage Mind Alice opines on the un... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Coconut Bacon, Pride Celebrations, Tenure, Natural Parenting, and ADHD

Skepchick Sundaylies: Coconut Bacon, Pride Celebrations, Tenure, Natural Parenting, and ADHD

Sunday Funny: Throwing Rocks (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 103: Of Nodes and Anitnodes Mindy, on her quest to learn all the physics, learns about nodes and antinodes. Mad Art Lab Album of the Week – tUnE-yArDs’ “W H O K I L L” If you’re anything like me, there’s nothing quite like a great bit of art to light that fire under your social activist ass. In my case, nothing burns... »

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... »

Does Drinking Cow’s Milk Perpetuate Rape Culture?

Does Drinking Cow’s Milk Perpetuate Rape Culture?

Short Answer: No. Long Answer: Fuck no. Unfortunately, it seems that we might need a more in-depth examination of this quandary, because a vegan Twitter account with over 20,000 followers tweeted this recently: If you claim to be a feminist but drink Cow's milk, you are another perpetrator of rape culture. #YesAllWomen Research AI before reacting. — Vegan Revolution (@V... »

The Price of Silence

The Price of Silence

Juggling life as a woman and a scientist and a professional is hard. I’m currently flailing at it pretty badly. But that’s life, right? Live and learn. Well there’s an extra dimension of crap that weighs one down, increases the “impostor syndrome,” makes it harder to move through professional circles simply because of gender. When I see the trials of women who came be... »

TBT: Does This Last Name Make My Feminism Look Big?

TBT: Does This Last Name Make My Feminism Look Big?

This post originally aired via the intertubes on June 15, 2010. And it makes me smile, a lot. It was one of the first times I ever wrote about anything and technically labeled it as feminist. At the time, we had barely touched on such topics. We were a skeptic blog that focused on women’s issues but I for one hadn’t yet made the connection that we were often writing about feminist issu... »

Skepchick Sundaylies: Nerd Girls, Bisexuality, Creationism, and Raising a Young Skeptic

Skepchick Sundaylies: Nerd Girls, Bisexuality, Creationism, and Raising a Young Skeptic

Sunday Funny: xkcd explains free speech Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: Magic Time Elizabeth reviews the 2002 novel by Barbara Hambly. What It Means to be a Woman in Nerd Culture: The Mary Sue Alice explains what bugs her about the Mary Sue trope. Don’t Worry, You’ll Change Your Mind: Making Life Decisions Young Olivia discusses the implicit sexism and ageism in telling a young... »

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