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Feminism

The Herstory of Hepeating

What follows is a guest post by my friend and former Skepchick Maria D’Souza Walters. I’ve added a bit of commentary below. Everyone needs a place to vent their daily frustrations …

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Meta Stuff

Skepchick Sundaylies, with Twitter Choose Your Own Adventure, American Discipline, and Three-Headed Dogs

Sunday Funny: Human Subjects (via xkcd) Teen Skepchick Cryptophile: Cerberus Eddy explores the possibility of a real life Cerberus. Mad Art Lab Mad Art Cast — Brainwaves! Ashley takes one …

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Science

Weird Twitter Just Got Great with #JunkOff

You think your sex life is strange, wait till you see this. There is a (probably) NSFW but absolutely fantastic hashtag happening on twitter right now, that has scientists competing …

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ActivismFeaturedFeminism

Is Twitter Finally Dealing With its Harassment Problem?

“FREE SPEECH!” “YOU HAVE TO LISTEN TO MY OPINIONS!” “I HAVE A RIGHT TO CALL YOU NAMES AND SEND YOU OFFENSIVE PHOTOSHOPPED IMAGES!” “ I AM JUST JOKING EVERY TIME …

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#SciArt is Beautiful, Smart and Inspiring

The brilliant mind of Glendon Mellow from the blog Symbiartic has instigated what may be the best Tweet-storm of all time. Starting today and running through March 7th. Glendon is …

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FeminismGuest Bloggers

Guest Post: Twitter’s Contraception Problem

Editor’s Note: Jenny Splitter, who also blogs on Skepchick’s parenting blog Grounded Parents, wrote this piece to raise awareness on why you never see contraceptives advertised on Twitter.  ****** If …

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Activism

#TwitterTheocracy: How Anti-Blasphemy Laws Are Tools of Oppression

Recently, the case of Meriam Ibrahim made international headlines. The story was that she, a pregnant Christian woman married to a Christian, was being accused of apostasy and sentenced to death …

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ActivismFeminism

Online Activism with Hashtagivist

Katie Williams and Richard Kraaijenhagen have created an interesting program that is designed to help activists use twitter to get their messages out to a wider audience. Their program is …

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