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    Cross Post: Internet Meme Demolition Derby: Girls are (NOT) Like Apples on Trees…

    Editor’s note:  This cross post from Grounded Parents was written by Lou Doench for his Internet Meme Demolition Derby series. Click through the link at the bottom to read the full post and make comments.  ****** I usually let these memes stew on my desktop for a couple of days. Kind of letting them marinate while I decide what particular…

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    Skepchick Sundaylies: Hobbies v. Crafts, Vaccines, Scottish Independence, and the End of the Forced Apology

    Sunday Funny: SMF (via SMBC) Teen Skepchick DBT Skills: The Calm Yo Tits Edition Olivia provides the keys for interpersonal effectiveness. The Physics Philes, lesson 114: We Got da Beats Mindy discovers how physics drops some dope beats. Mad Art Lab The Woman Who Saved Shakespeare and Helped Win Two Wars: Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Friedman (Women In Science 20) Dale investigates…

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    ICYMI: October 27 – November 2 on the Skepchick Network

    Teen Skepchick The Physics Philes, lesson 71: A Weighty Situation Mindy discusses the relationship between and weight. Speak Your Mind: Autumn Colors Fall is the best season. What is your favorite part? Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Absolute Time’s an Atrocity Edition Jam to Postmodern Jukebox’s song about time dilation. Mad Art Lab Gorilla A Bruno Mars song makes Ryan laugh…

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    What Does Your Social Media Reaction to the VMAs Say About You?

    Edited. Because humor is art and art is a work in progress. Or something. She’s growing up too fast. What happened to the innocent Hannah Montana we all loved? You terrify the small children in your life by threatening to confine them in enclosed spaces so they won’t grow up. Leave poor Miley alone. You live in a bubble that…

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    The Ethics of DickPix

    Fair warning: Images will get more NSFW-looking, though never NSFW, as we go. The first time it happened, the man in question knew that I was very much underage (all of fourteen years old) and a devout Muslim uninterested in explicit imagery. It wasn’t anonymous, either; he knew me from my posts at Phatooine. “Your first dick” read the caption underneath…

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    Ask Surly Amy: Victim Blaming

    Dear Surly Amy, At uni today I got into a discussion about victim blaming, and someone did the stock thing of saying ‘If a woman gets so bladdered she can’t think, it’s her fault. Especially if she’s not wearing much’. How can you respond to this and attempt to make some sort of impression? The only other person involved supported…

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    Is There Equality in Sluttery?

    Last year, study results allegedly indicated that, as a LiveScience title put it, “College Students Don’t Judge Women For Hooking Up.” college students often harbor a sexual double standard around dates that is relatively relaxed when it comes to in-the-moment hookups. In hookup scenarios, the study found, students are open to a woman taking the sexual lead. This year, results…

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    Was It Fun for You?

    Edit: This is a piece about cis women who have sex with cis men. Other configurations may vary. Also, wording has been changed to reflect the fact that some people do not need to orgasm to enjoy sex. Even among the more gender-role liberated, there is an understanding that there is some sort of ugly “truth” in thinking that women…

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