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Skepchick Sundaylies: Rape Culture, Trans* Tales, Ovulation, Tenure, and the Patriarchy of Surnames

Skepchick Sundaylies: Rape Culture, Trans* Tales, Ovulation, Tenure, and the Patriarchy of Surnames

Sunday Funny: Astronaut Vandalism (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 99: I Have a Need. A Need for Wave Speed! Mindy learns one way to calculate wave speed. On the Nonexistence of Anything Creepy: Network Edition Elizabeth finds evidence of rape culture where you least expect it. Mad Art Lab A Series of Black and White Portraits from Women In Secularism Amy finally took her camer... »

Nicole Harris of Secular Woman

Nicole Harris of Secular Woman

Hey remember that conference called Women in Secularism that happened a few weeks back? Remember how cool it was? Oh what? You couldn’t go? Awww, well don’t feel too bad about that because I found a way to bring some of the wonderful people at the event to you! You can meet them right here in the comfort of your very own internet. No need to get up! Nah, don’t even worry about ho... »

Get To Know Your Skepchicks: Julia

Get To Know Your Skepchicks: Julia

I am a lucky lady for a whole bushel load of reasons. One reason in particular is that I get to meet a lot of wonderful, brilliant people. And every so often one of these amazing people lets me photograph them. And on a very good day they also let me pick their brain so that I can learn even more about them and then share what I find with you. This is one of those times. Please enjoy the latest in... »

Get to Know Your Skepchicks: Veronica

Get to Know Your Skepchicks: Veronica

Way back in the day when Bigfoot roamed the earth and Sylvia Browne was a name that gave Skeptics™ a boner, I first became a Skepchick. And back in those fun and exciting days of yore, I used to do a feature on this here blog called, “The Skeptic Next Door.” I was young and enthusiastic and I just wanted to meet all the super-cool people who were into “debunking” and knew w... »

I Love the Science of Mixology and Food at SkepchickCON

I Love the Science of Mixology and Food at SkepchickCON

SkepchickCon at Convergence is going to be completely fantastic this year! And to prove that to you I am bringing you another interview with one of the fabulous presenters! Today, I am serving you up a quick taste of the science of mixology with Mad Art Lab contributor, Anne Sauer. Anne is known as our “Iron Chef” over on Mad Art Lab because she is a literal genius when it comes to foo... »

Selfies

Selfies

In case your twitter was broken yesterday or you live in a cave I would like to bring your attention to an article published on the website, Jezebel. The article called, Selfies Aren’t Empowering. They’re a Cry for Help was by far one of the most shallow posts I’ve read since I last looked at the pages of TMZ. The article starts out by mentioning that the Oxford Dictionary recently recognized the ... »

ICYMI: October 20 – October 26 on the Skepchick Network

ICYMI: October 20 – October 26 on the Skepchick Network

Teen Skepchick Science Genius: Hip Hop Remixes Science There’s a new pilot program using hip hop to teach science. What do you think? The Physics Philes, lesson 70: Gravity. It’s the Law! The first of many posts on gravity, undeniably the best fundamental force. The Pseudoscience of Victim Blaming: You’re Not Healthy Enough, AKA The Mike Adams Eddy argues that just telling sick people ... »

Assholes Outside Planned Parenthood

Assholes Outside Planned Parenthood

I’m just back from Geek Girl Con and it was fan-freaking-tastic. Such a great convention, run by great people with a professionally run vendor room, brilliant panels, concerts, science activities and a literal bucket-load of other inspiring activities. This is my 3rd year going to GGC (I’ve been there since the first!) and I hope to be able to attend every year. It’s one of my fa... »

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