science literacy

  • Meta Stuff

    Skepchick Sundaylies: 50 Shades of Fail, Jazz Killjoys, Science and God, and the Ideology of Skepticism

    Sunday Funny: Phil Plait’s Lament (via MegaCynics) Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 109: Speed of Sound Part 2 Mindy is still trying to figure out how fast sound travels. 50 Shades of Fail Floating manatee is putting her peace of mind at risk and reading ’50 Shades of Grey’ and is blogging about its awfulness. Mad Art Lab Artist,…

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  • Parenting

    On the Abuse of Social Science

    Cross-posted on Queereka. One of the reoccurring talking points of opponents of marriage equality is that social science research demonstrates that children do better with a heterosexual couple than any other type of parenting situation. For an example, see this exchange between CNN’s Brooke Baldwin and hate-group leader Tony Perkins. Note how she fails to challenge Perkins on his oft-repeated…

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