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    Hookers for Jesus Wants to “Save” Sex Workers Whether They Want It or Not

    Hookers for Jesus is an absolutely real non-profit organization started by Annie Lobert, a former sex worker, in order to save women from the evils of prostitution via the most condescending and judgy methods possible. Hookers for Jesus wants to “save” women from sex work. Whether those women actually want to be saved isn’t really taken into consideration. There are…

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  • Feminism

    More Transmisogyny From Grantland

    EDIT: The original version of this piece assumed that the piece on Crash was written in response to the recent Oscars rather than the 2012 ones. The references have been corrected. [Content Notice for Whorephobia & Transmisogyny] If profiting from the suicide of a trans woman isn’t enough, why not justify it with a long screed about how hard your…

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    ICYMI: September 1 – September 7 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 63: Time for (P)Recess In which Mindy plays with tops and explains precession. Critical Fandom Criticizing things you love is necessary if you want to make it better. Creation: Religion vs. Science Beccy explores the differences in how atheists and Christians view the evolution of humans and the universe. Mad Art Lab Oooh, You…

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    ICYMI: August 4 – August 10 on the Skepchick Network

    ‘Sup. Monday, amirite? (I am right.) Fix those blues with a dose of Skepchick Network awesome. Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: UV Light vs Bacteria Xe’nedra shares here experiment with UV light. Suspension of Disbelief: Pacific Rim Lauren’s flatmate dragged her to Pacific Rim, and she’s glad he did. You Strike a Woman, You Strike a Rock Xe’nedra celebrates National Women’s…

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    ICYMI: February 17 – February 23 on the Skepchick Network

    Hello! It’s such a wonderful day! Or at least it will be after your brain soaks up this Skepchick Network awesomeness. Teen Skepchick Science Sunday: Diversity of Locomotion Ine continues here investigation of the diversity of life by looking at how animals move around. Atheism and Morality: Good without God? Does God define morality? Protecting the Young Protects No One…

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  • Activism

    For Instant Outrage, Just Add Sex

    As a recession-era college grad who was a drop-out for financial reasons for an entire academic year, I have done all kinds of things in my quest to remain financially independent. A lot of the work I did was not exactly anything that I, as a college graduate from an upper middle class background, expected to ever do. Some of…

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