Activism

Food is for White Liberals What Sex Is For The Religious Right

It occurred to me a few weeks ago after a discussion based on a pro-GMO post Kavin wrote for Grounded Parents. Bring up reproductive rights and liberals shake their heads …

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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. …

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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 …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Rape Culture, Trans* Tales, Ovulation, Tenure, and the Patriarchy of Surnames

Sunday Funny: Astronaut Vandalism (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 99: I Have a Need. A Need for Wave Speed! Mindy learns one way to calculate wave speed. …

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Feminism

Seriously, Stop Telling Women How to Act in Public.

CN/TW: Eating disorders, anorexic behaviors The owner of the Instagram account You Did Not Eat That has a mission. Her mission is to “out” thin, beautiful women who dare post …

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ICYMI: Biometric Secrurity, Ms. Marvel, Climate Change Denial, and Life as a Gamer

Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Biometric Security and the Impermanence of Fingerprints Some things, like fingerprints and retinal patterns, aren’t as permanent as we think they are. The Physics Philes, lesson …

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ICYMI: Breastfeeding, Belly Dancing, and Brown M&Ms

Teen Skepchick Exams, Stress, and Expectations Being labeled “the gifted kid” can come with a heap of stress. You’ll Agree with Me When You’re Older Are points of view of …

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Skepticism

Skeptical Wine-ing, Part III: Everything I Know About Pairings I Learned From Wine and Popcorn

Pictured, my friend Bridget O’Malley’s genius pairing: rosé champagne and Twizzlers. Every year in wine media I see posts about what wines to pair with Thanksgiving dinner. With Superbowl Sunday. …

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