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Skepchick Sundaylies! No Place to Pee, Being a Working Parent, and Biphobia

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Mad Art Cast Quickie
Listen to the Labbers discuss the #SciArt hashtag.

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Gods! Shu (en español)
Silvia tells us about the Egyptian god of air and light.


No Place to Pee – Gender Neutral Bathrooms in UK Law
Olive discusses how UK laws make it difficult to create gender neutral bathrooms.

The Internet Helped Me Come Out But Made Me Terrified of Lesbians
K.C. writes on her experiences of biphobia.

School of Doubt

You Cannot Not Have Conceptual Understanding
New SoD contributor J.D. Fisher tackles the problematic notion of ‘conceptual understanding’, which may not mean what we think it does.

Grounded Parents

No Really, What About the Men?
An article came out this week from a new mom apologizing for how she treated her fellow female coworkers with kids before she had one herself. But while it’s great that she finally has some empathy, she left out one demographic: working dads. In this article, Emily talks about treating all parents fairly in the workplace.

Being a Bitch Eating Crackers
As Steph says, “once you hate someone, everything they do is offensive.” She is able to recognize when people are criticizing someone just because they hate them, but she recently realized that people were looking at *her* like that too.

Why Your Teen Shouldn’t be Afraid of STIs
Using fear tactics and shame to talk about STIs stigmatizes people who have them and could make them less likely to be honest with their sexual partner. Ginny, our resident sex educator, talks about the reality of STIs (a good primer for teens and adults).

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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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One Comment

  1. Shame in general is a bad tactic for STIs. All it does is cultivate dishonesty.

    But if you don’t tell your partner when you’ve been infected, they’ll either find out on their own, or keep infecting you.

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