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FeminismSkepticism

Yes We Should Talk About Bodies

Body positivity, skinny shaming, fatphobia, fitspiration. The internet has brought the age of infinite scrutiny of bodies. There are a lot of problems with this. There are fights, there’s an …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Women Ruin Everything, The Brain Thief, and Anti-Vax Parents

Sunday Funny: Right Angles (via Tree Lobsters) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 127: Kinetic-Molecular Model of Ideal Gases, Part 2 Mindy continues trying to parse the kinetic-molecular model of …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Mary, Queen of the Jurassic, Pinteresting New Years, and Finding a Job in Academia

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 125: Timmy Fell Down the Potential Well Mindy tip-toes into the world of molecular energy. Godly Marriage and Other Christian Cruelties Elizabeth explains how …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Gift Guides, Circumcision, and Dealing with Holiday Stress

Sunday Funny: Boiling Point (via Tree Lobsters) Teen Skepchick DBT: Take a Sad Song and Make It Better Olivia helps you cope with distress this holiday season. Mad Art Lab …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Phone Judgment, Secular Christmas, Plankton and Galaxies, Asexual Nudes, and Gendered Kid Clothing

Sunday Funny: Recursion (via Manfeels Park) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 122: Heat of the Sublime Mindy explores what happens when water melts and boils. DBT Skills: Chillaxin Olivia …

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Religion

The Silencing of Richard Dawkins

EDIT: The original introduction to this post contrasted Dawkins’s feelings of being “silenced” with the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which occurred at the same time that I wrote the piece. …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Just the Facts, Psychoneuroimmunology, MOOCs, and Kim Kardashian

Sunday Funny: Landing (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 119: Turn Up the Heat After several weeks off, Mindy is back with a brand new Physics Philes! DBT …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Resting Bitch Face, Cepheid Stars, The Romance Myth, and Raising Feminist Toddlers

Sunday Funny: The Sake of Argument (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick How Best to Be Pleasingly Decorative to Complete Strangers: Facial Expression Edition Elizabeth explains her problem with “resting bitch face.” …

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