Feminism

Cross-Post: Family Meme Time

The following post was written by AJ at Queereka. To read the full article and comment, head over to Queereka. What do you do when a normally cool close family member …

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Feminism

The Price of Silence

Juggling life as a woman and a scientist and a professional is hard. I’m currently flailing at it pretty badly. But that’s life, right? Live and learn. Well there’s an …

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Guest Bloggers

Guest Post: I Will Not Be Quiet About Calling Out Misogyny

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post by Samantha Merrill is one of many powerful stories that have come out since the Isla Vista shootings. #YesAllWomen.  *** Note: Edited to add a …

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Bad Chart Thursday: Not Misogyny

This post is not about misogyny. This post is not about Elliot Rodger. Those sentences I just wrote? They also are not about misogyny or Elliot Rodger. If you think …

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Feminism

On the Pulse of Mourning: Maya Angelou & Me

I owe an apology to someone who, as of this morning, will never be able to hear it: Dr. Maya Angelou. A decade and a half ago, I was an …

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Feminism

Throwback Thursday: Stop Telling Me to Stop Saying “I Have a Boyfriend”

This Throwback Thursday entry is brought to you by the fact that the original article to which it was responding, Stop Saying “I Have a Boyfriend”, has been making the rounds …

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a board game called "task master" that depicts gender stereotypes of men and women
Feminism

Stop Asking “What Did You Expect?”

Many a non-activist has wondered what can be done at the layperson’s level to help in the quest to make the world a better place. One answer — to raise …

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ICYMI: November 17 – November 23 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 74: The Motion of Planets Mindy reviews the three laws of planetary motion. Speak Your Mind: Mars v. Saturn NASA is facing tough budget …

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