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Hillary Clinton Is Not My Feminist Hero

An article has been making the rounds that shares a self-described “all-caps explosion of feelings” about the how the left has failed to support Hillary Clinton’s run for president. Amid …

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It’s the Sundaylies! with A Cure for Blue Babies, How Names Lead to Bias, and Lactivist vs. Feminist

Sunday Funny: Bacteria Sex (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Blue Babies with Crossword Puzzle Hearts: The Pediatric Cardiology of Helen Taussig (Women in Science 56) Dale tells the story of …

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The Force Awakens, Mary Sue & Female Wish Fulfillment Tropes

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I used to write a lot of pop culture meta. Before I was a science nerd I was a different …

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Ambition, Alcoholism, and Alias Investigations: Jessica Jones Review

Now that Jessica Jones has been out long enough for everyone else to have finished it and for me to have made it through my second run through, it seems …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Egalitarianism vs. Feminism

Did you know that egalitarianism and feminism are mutually exclusive? I had no idea until I started encountering people, online and off, who insist that they are not feminists but …

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There’s Plenty of Oppression to Go Around, Richard Dawkins.

Richard Dawkins opened his foot-shaped mouth again this weekend, suggesting that advocates for trigger warnings treat victims of rape and assault like children who need their teddy bears: A university …

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Prominent Astronomer Named in Sexual Harassment Case, and We’re Not Gunna Take It Anymore

Sometime on Friday the news broke: famous astronomer and discoverer of exoplanets Geoff Marcy has been accused of sexually harassing female students for years. (See UPDATE below for how you …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Genderbending at Dragon*Con, Feminist Bikini Leia, and the Bad Type of Conformity

Sunday Funny: The Radical Empiricist (via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal) Teen Skepchick Sex Ed with James Dobson: In Which Conformity Leads us to Ruin our Bodies Through Drugs and Also …

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