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    Ashley Madison logo depicts white woman with finger over lips in "shhh" gesture

    So Your Partner was on Ashley Madison. DTMFA.

    I’m in a cab late at night making conversation with the typically chatty driver; I realize I’ve lost my keys and have to find a place to crash. Texting frantically, I mutter aloud that I’m pretty sure my boyfriend’s asleep, and tell the cabbie I’m going to try my girlfriend’s phone. He breaks into a grin. “How do you pull…

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  • Meta Stuff

    Skepchick Sundaylies! Surprise Evangelism, Cellular Galaxy, Mrs. Man’s Name, and Making a Science Fair Worth It

    Sunday Funny: Why is the sky blue? (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 131: Popcorn Physics Mindy continues trudging through heat and energy by studying the first law of thermodynamics. Adventures in Unexpected Evangelism: Stitchery Edition Elizabeth encounters evangelism in the place she least expected it. Mad Art Lab #EveryDaySexism and Frida Kahlo Probably the most baffling example…

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  • Afternoon Inquisition

    TBT: Does This Last Name Make My Feminism Look Big?

    This post originally aired via the intertubes on June 15, 2010. And it makes me smile, a lot. It was one of the first times I ever wrote about anything and technically labeled it as feminist. At the time, we had barely touched on such topics. We were a skeptic blog that focused on women’s issues but I for one…

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  • Feminism

    Abuse isn’t Always on the Outside

    Originally posted (by me) on Grounded Parents. Trigger warning for abuse and for being married to a mind-controlling jerk. I met him when I was lonely, and confused, and young and idealistic. I met him when I was still aching over the big, gaping hole in my gut that my college boyfriend had left. He was older than me and…

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    ICYMI: June 9 – June 15 on the Skepchick Network

    Hello again! You can delay your responsibilities for just a little bit so you can catch up on Skepchick Network posts, right? I’m pretty sure that’s what Mondays are for. Teen Skepchick Weddings: I Have to Do What? Katie did some research on marriage traditions. She did not like what she found. Ken Ham: Children are Belongings Despite what a…

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    ICYMI: March 24 – March 30 on the Skepchick Network

    Put down that morning paper. There’s nothing you need to know in there. (Other than people from Cyprus are called Cypriots. Who knew?) Just snuggle down and catch up on what you missed last week on the Skepchick Network. Teen Skepchick A Whole-Brain Activity Map, and the Obama Administration The Obama Administration announced a plan to fund a huge effort…

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  • Afternoon Inquisition

    AI: Say my name

    Yesterday, Skepchick HQ received this email regarding maiden vs married names and the long term fallout: I recently had a conversation with friends about how we didn’t realize many of our professors were married to others in the department because they had different last names. This started us talking about how women in the sciences cannot change their last name…

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  • Quickies

    Skepchick Quickies 8.20

    On August 20th, 1858, Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution through natural selection. Even though he had developed the theory some 20 years prior, he was famously pushed into publishing because Alfred Russel Wallace decided to publish his own theory of natural selection. Wife Swap Beavers Shatter Illusions – The story of Christian & Trude & Eoghann & Elaine…

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