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Skepchick Sundaylies! Hairsticks as Weapons, the Origins of Ash Wednesday, Homophobia in the Middle East, and Parenting Trans* Kids

Sunday Funny: Vapor Ware (via Tree Lobsters)

Teen Skepchick

The Physics Philes, lesson 130: It’s Just a Phase
Mindy has fun with phase diagrams.

Mad Art Lab

Blacksmithing, Hair Sticks and Seeing the Matrix
Ryan shares what it’s like to get a glimpse into the not-so-secret lives of women.

Sailor’s Valentine
Kim discovers some non-tacky seashell art.


Ash Wednesday (en español)
Daniela looks into the origins of this religious ritual.


Your Privilege, My Privilege: Addressing Homophobia in the Middle East
Olive writes about time spent in Istanbul.

The Bisexual’s 14 Step Guide to Being Celibate & Alone Forever
K.C.’s first bi-weekly column for anyone who is attracted to people of more than one gender.

I’m Your G-G-G-G-G-G Gender Bomb!
Trav discusses the Pope’s recent comparison of trans people to nuclear weapons.

Grounded Parents

“I Was Your Daughter, But Now I’m Your Son.”
Cassandra writes a powerful article on being a parent and supporting her teenager who is transitioning into identifying as a young man.

Weekend Reads: Kids and Veggies, Same Sex Parents, Teenage Malaise, Etc.
Bethany posts her weekly link roundup, including a story about a mother’s rage that her 15-day-old baby could be infected with measles and recent studies on lesbian and gay parents.

Featured image credit: Official US Navy Page via Flickr


Mindy is an attorney and Managing Editor of Teen Skepchick. She hates the law and loves stars. You can follow her on Twitter and on Google+.

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