Activism

Self Care for Activists

Social justice can be exhausting. Especially in internetland where the battles never seem to stop, where threats and harassment are a constant, where exposure to assholes is a necessity, caring …

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Stats for Dummies: Mental Health Edition

In the last 3 years, the estimated rate of autism prevalence in the U.S. has increased from 1 in every 88 children to 1 in every 68 children. Based on …

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Skepticism

Mental Illness Belongs In Schools

Schools are expected to do a lot of things for kids. We see them as a place to educate kids to be responsible citizens, to prepare them for college or …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Suggestive Logos, Un-Christian Christians, Mom’s Purse, and the Medical Model of Disability

Sunday Funny: Chaos (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 107: The Subjective Side of Physics Mindy explores the physics of sound. DBT Skills: The Benefits of Mindfulness Olivia …

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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 OITNB cosplay. Photo by Jamie Bernstein.
Events

My First SkepchickCon

Before last weekend, I had never cosplayed (I’m on the far right in the amazing pic by Jamie Bernstein, above). I had never spoken on a panel. I had never …

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Skepchick Sundaylies: Managing Emotions, Caveman Genes, Going with Your Gut, Body-Shaming, and ZOMG Chemicals!

Sunday Funny: Man Gum (via chainsawsuit) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 104: Standing O for Standing Waves Mindy is armpits deep in mechanical waves at this point. DBT Skills …

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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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