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On Setting The “Universal Sex Difference” Bar Way Too Low

This post was co-written by Veronica Berglyd Olsen and Will Robertson. Studies about brains, gender, and sex always seem to make headlines somewhere. Recently, the Washington Post and many other …

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FeaturedFeminism

Beer, Queer? Thoughts On Beer and Gender

Scottish self-proclaimed “punk rock” brewery Brewdog has released what it calls “the world’s first transgender beer.” Dubbed “No Label,” the beer is “brewed with hops that have changed sex from …

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Feminism

How Feminists Can Do More to Fight Toxic Masculinity

@AbsurdistWords had some powerful things to say on Twitter on Thursday about toxic masculinity and the ways we rob men of healthy tools for processing and expressing emotion. (I highly …

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So Your Partner was on Ashley Madison. DTMFA.

I’m in a cab late at night making conversation with the typically chatty driver; I realize I’ve lost my keys and have to find a place to crash. Texting frantically, …

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FeaturedFeminism

The Troubles with Gender

There is, as some of you may have noticed, a debate going on in the skeptics community about the – how shall I put this – status of trans women. I’m …

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FeaturedFeminism

Five Reasons ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Is a Feminist Film

I saw Magic Mike XXL over the weekend knowing absolutely nothing about the film going in except that both Mallory Ortberg and Alex endorsed it (which would be enough for me …

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Meta Stuff

It’s the Sundaylies, with the Evolution of Sex, How Medicine Gets Approved, and the Weaker Sex

Sunday Funny: Man Tax (via Manfeels Park) Teen Skepchick The Evolution of Sex Alice explores the ways in which sex, from a biological perspective, is so confusing. Mad Art Lab …

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FeaturedFeminism

To Catch The Man Attached To The Dick

After Amy Schumer’s fantastic acceptance speech at the Glamour Awards last week, the internet has basically been on fire with ‘catch a dick’ love. One of these was Reina Gattuso’s …

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