• Feminism

    Walking That Fine Line: Racism and Relativism

    Warning: Some images and links might be considered NSFW. In addition, I use the term “Western” for a lack of a more convenient one to refer to European, Canadian, and American people and audiences. EDIT: A commenter rightly pointed out that the title, which originally contained “Razor-Thin” instead of “Fine,” could be taken for a very insensitive pun. I was…

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  • Quickies

    Skepchick Quickies 7.4

    Don’t cover up domestic violence. From Maggie. Should public figures have to come out? A debate re-sparked. From Madfishmonger. Whites-only pastors’ conference in Alabama upsets locals. But the guy in charge says it’s okay, you see, because “we are not invited to Jewish events and stuff.” From the very dear Elyse. What does your vaginal odor monster look like? I…

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  • Christian Identity: The scary religion you don’t know about

    Sadly, Michigan is home to an awful lot of racist bastards with guns. The Hutaree group arrested in May 2010 for stockpiling guns and explosives is a pretty good example. Once again, Americans were shooting and plotting terrorism and they were doing it in the name of Christianity. To those of us who have been targeted by Christian Identity folks, this isn’t…

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  • The F word, Racism, and Skepticism

    Something bad is going down in the blogosphere. It (sort of) has to do with all three of the things in this post title. I make no secret that I am an old-school feminist. I went to rallies in the 70s, and I was excited to be one of the first women attending Texas A&M. Feminism meant an equal chance,…

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