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It’s the Skepchick Sundaylies! Trump vs. Music, Useful vs. Artful, and Replacing Biblical Homophobia

Sunday Funny: Market for Bread (via SMBC) Mad Art Lab Mad Art Cast: Trump vs. Music The Gang talk about the perennial conflict between politicians and musicians, complete with a …

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Crosspost: So What If I Wasn’t Born This Way

The “born this way” story of queer identity is one most people in modern developed countries know well. It is applied to people of all sexual orientations and to trans …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Hairsticks as Weapons, the Origins of Ash Wednesday, Homophobia in the Middle East, and Parenting Trans* Kids

Sunday Funny: Vapor Ware (via Tree Lobsters) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 130: It’s Just a Phase Mindy has fun with phase diagrams. Mad Art Lab Blacksmithing, Hair Sticks …

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Skepchick Sundaylies! Tofu Turkey, FDA Blood Ban, Atheist Hanukkah, and a Tribute to Stella Young

Sunday Funny: The limits of blind trials. (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 123: Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Oh My! Mindy explores the ways in which energy is transferred …

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Activism

Crosspost: The Problem of LGBTQ Youth Homelessness does not Start or End with Daniel Pierce

By now, most of you will have already seen the viral video “How not to react when your child tells you that he’s gay.” The young man is 20 year old …

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AI: Fred Phelps, Lover of the Gayz

It’s possible you’ve heard by now the news of Fred Phelps alleged late-in-life conversion to LGBT equality. Actually, that might be overstating things. Zacharias Phelps-Roper, grandson of Phelps and former …

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Activism

Follow-Up: Boycotting Russia

[TW: Homophobia, violence] I recently wrote a post explaining why I am boycotting the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In it, I expressed my outrage with the new Russian law …

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Why I am Boycotting the 2014 Winter Olympics

[TW: Homophobia, violence, rape]  I’m not a particularly big fan of most sports. It’s not so much that I dislike them as that I’m indifferent to them. I live in …

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