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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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Skepchick Sundaylies: How Not to React to a Suicide, Lunar Influence, Male Circumcision, Safe Sex, and the Politics of the Emergency Room

Sunday Funny: The Science Channel (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 110: Ring My Decibel Mindy is all about wave intensity. 5 Inappropriate Responses to Robin Williams’ Suicide …

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Afternoon Inquisition

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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Skepchick Sundaylies: Baby Love, Your Inner Fish, Creationism, and the Frozen Agenda

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 96: Surf the Wave Function Ever wonder what a wave function is? Mindy finds out. What If I Don’t Know? Olivia acknowledges that, for …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Nerd Girls, Bisexuality, Creationism, and Raising a Young Skeptic

Sunday Funny: xkcd explains free speech Teen Skepchick Suspension of Disbelief: Magic Time Elizabeth reviews the 2002 novel by Barbara Hambly. What It Means to be a Woman in Nerd …

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Stop Calling Macklemore “Brave.”

A few days ago, Macklemore took home four Grammys (for New Artist, Rap Performance, Rap Song for “Thrift Shop,” and and Rap Album for The Heist). After the ceremony, Macklemore posted a …

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Skepticism

ICYMI: December 15 – December 21 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Improving Our Inclusivity (and Vocabulary!) Regarding Ableism New Teen Skekpchick contributor Grimalkin argues that ableist language has no place in skepticism. Customary Introductory Post Get to know another …

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Queereka Podcast Episode 2

Cross-posted from Queereka. Thanks to Benny for the hard work getting the podcast up and running! The second episode is up! You can listen to the episode here. You can also …

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