ScienceSkepticism

Another Sex/Gender Controversy

In a recent blog post, Gia Milinovich responds to some of the heat she’s received for a panel she chaired for SohoSkeptics on gender. Though I don’t doubt Gia is …

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ICYMI: August 4 – August 10 on the Skepchick Network

‘Sup. Monday, amirite? (I am right.) Fix those blues with a dose of Skepchick Network awesome. Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: UV Light vs Bacteria Xe’nedra shares here experiment with UV …

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FeaturedFeminism

The Problem with Sex-Positivity

In case you haven’t noticed yet, I am a feminist. Among the many other labels that I occasionally affix upon my person is “slut” (only in contexts where the word …

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Religion

Why Atheists Say “God” When They Have Sex

This NSFW post is part of the blog book tour for Greta Christina’s book of erotic short stories, Bending. Also, this was more than partially inspired by Chelsea Cain’s reading …

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Feminism

Let’s Play a Love Game: On Orientation & Options

Note: I’m going to use more than one term to describe similar things. All less usual terms regarding gender and sexual orientation are linked to explanations of their meanings. Of …

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Feminism

Talking About Unwanted Attention & Harassment Differently

Included in yesterday’s Quickies is a link addressing the internet-infamous phenomenon of the Nice Guy. The clever piece turned the narrative of the Nice Guy around and humorously expressed female frustration with the …

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ICYMI: March 17 – March 23 on the Skepchick Network

Stop! Stop whatever you’re doing! I guarantee* it’s not as important as catching up on Skepchick Network posts! * Guarantee void in all places in the universe ever. Teen Skepchick …

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ICYMI: February 24 – March 2 on the Skepchick Network

Ahoy, Skepchick readers! It is yet another big week for the ICYMI because, yet again, we have a NEW SISTER SITE. Welcome School of Doubt, a skeptical blog especially for …

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