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ICYMI: December 1 – December 7 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 76: Oscillation Vacation Mindy starts learning about periodic motion. Suspension of Disbelief: Day of the Doctor Olivia reviews the 50th Anniversary episode of Doctor …

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Feminism

When Doubt is a Poison

Stories of sexual harassment in the science and skeptic communities are nothing new around here, despite the efforts of far too many people to dismiss them. To understand the impact …

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ICYMI: July 7 – July 13 on the Skepchick Network

Hello! I’m so excited to see you! I really, really want to share all these awesome posts from the Skepchick Network. Read them, won’t you? Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: …

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Feminism

Talking About Unwanted Attention & Harassment Differently

Included in yesterday’s Quickies is a link addressing the internet-infamous phenomenon of the Nice Guy. The clever piece turned the narrative of the Nice Guy around and humorously expressed female frustration with the …

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Activism

American Atheist Con 2013: Dr Richard Carrier

I spent the last weekend at the American Atheist convention in Austin Texas. It was, hands down, the best secular convention I’ve been at in a long time. It was …

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Skepticism

Lindy West Doesn’t Cry Anymore

Lindy West is amazing. If you’re not reading everything she writes every day all the time, then it’s time you start. Because one day you’re going to die and that …

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Speaking Out Against Hate Directed at Women: Todd Stiefel

Welcome to number thirteen in my ongoing series where I ask the men who are leaders in our community to speak out against sexism and hate. Today, I am very …

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Speaking Out Against Hate Directed at Women: Dan Barker

Welcome to installment eleven in my series on speaking out against hate directed at women. Today, I bring you the words of Dan Barker. Dan is a minister turned atheist …

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