• Quickiestwo pictures of a wild turkey outside s glass sliding patio door

    Quickies: Celebrating WAP, and other good news stories from the week

    I’ve limited my media consumption these last few months in order to save what shreds of sanity I have left. Even still, every day feels like a barrage of awfulness that my anxiety disorder just loves to feed on. So, for this week, I’ve specifically sought out a few stories that I hope do NOT contribute to your anxiety, and…

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    Your Phrase Is Problematic

    I’ve got bad news for you. That celebrity whose style you adore? Said something super shitty. That politician whose quotes you will never not share on social media? Voted for some things you might not agree with. That show host you love is friends with this asshole. In fact, your friends are problematic too. So are your loved ones. You…

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  • ActivismAnita Sarkeesian next to a compilation of pictures of women from video games.

    The More Men Hate on a Woman, The More I’ll Probably Love Her

    Men hating on famous women is a pastime as old as fame itself. From the vilification of Eve (as if Adam didn’t eat the apple of his own free will) to Annie Oakley (“When a man hits a target, they call him a marksman. When I hit a target, they call it a trick. Never did like that much.*”) to…

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    ICYMI: January 20 – January 26 on the Skepchick Network

    I see you there. It’s OK. You don’t have to hide. I’ve got some sa-weet Skepchick Network posts for you. So come on in. This blog’s for you. Teen Skepchick Stereotypes, Stereotypes Everywhere! Eddy just discovered websites that focus on “games for girls” and he’s a little appalled. Science Says… Ine warns about relying too much on popular representations of…

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