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Archived Since:April 19, 2011

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Chrissie Hynde Says Don’t Wear Heels if You Don’t Wanna Get Raped

Categories: Feminism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Chrissie Hynde, lead singer of the Pretenders, has a new autobiography out in which she talks about how she was once... (Read more...)

Quickies: Ashley Madison Number Correction, Fish Oil Pills, and Dollhouse Crime Scenes

Categories: Quickies Ashley Madison Code Shows More Women, and More Bots – “After searching through the Ashley Madison database and private email last week, I reported that there might be roughly 12,000 real... (Read more...)

Quickies: Psychics and the Truth, the Boys Club of Animation, and Fact-Checking Nonfiction Books

Categories: Quickies ‘Jesus, Don’t Let Me Die Before I’ve Had Sex’ – “In the forthcoming documentary Give Me Sex Jesus, the filmmakers Matt Barber and Brittany Machado tell personal stories of struggle... (Read more...)

Skepchick Sundaylies! Featuring the Science of Hot Peppers, Bisexuality vs. Pansexuality, a GMO-Free School District, and Those Ugly, Ignorant, and Poor Youth

Categories: Meta Stuff Tags: Ada Lovelaceanti-abortion tacticsartbisexualcosplaycostumingfood sciencegmogrounded parentsMad Art LabpansexualParentingQueerekaschool of doubtteachingwomen in science Sunday Funny: Jesus is immune to water attack. Show More Summary

County Clerk Bravely Stands Up for Her Right to Be a Bigoted Asshole

Categories: Religion Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: In Kentucky, one county clerk is standing up bravely for what she believes in: hating gay people. Kim Davis has quickly... (Read more...)

There are Virtually NO WOMEN on Ashley Madison

Categories: Skepticism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The hacking of the cheaters’ website Ashley Madison has been getting a ton of press for various reasons, some of which... (Read more...)

Global Quickies: Female Doctors, Indecent Dressing, and Venice’s Major (again)

Categories: Feminism Quickies Religion INDIA “Two sisters who have been told they will be repeatedly gang-raped as a “punishment” for the crimes committed by their brother have pleaded with the Supreme Court to be... (Read more...)

Quickies: Scientific Studies, Anti-Abortion Dumpster Divers, and Vitamins for Colds

Categories: Quickies Women’s Music Industry Horror Stories: Abuse, Sexism, and Erasure – “From getting groped in mosh pits to being passed over for senior positions, no number of years in the industry... (Read more...)

Ben Radford Gets the Last Word

Categories: Skepticism Previously, I wrote about Ben Radford hiring a lawyer to sue me for libel, though the lawyer ultimately failed to ever pinpoint exactly what I ever wrote that was defamatory.... (Read more...)

Bad Chart Thursday: Anti-Abortion “Logic” in One Terrible Chart

Categories: Feminism Random Asides Skepticism Tags: abortionbad chart thursdaygenocidemurder You know, there are a few things the anti-abortion crowd is really good at–holding down the shift key when they type; consistently blurring the line between fact and fiction (most... (Read more...)

Accessibility 101 Recap

Categories: Activism Tags: disabilitiesdiversityneurodiversity Over the weekend I presented at Secular Women Work, and I was so psyched about my presentation that I wanted to share it with all of you as well. Accessibility.... (Read more...)

Quickies: Token Women Have More Stress, the Long Con of Buttered Coffee, and Jorge Ramos’s Immigration Question

Categories: Quickies ‘George’ Wants You To Know: She’s Really Melissa – George is a book about a transgender child, due to be released this month from Scholastic. Check out this author interview. I... (Read more...)

Weird Twitter Just Got Great with #JunkOff

Categories: Science Tags: twitter You think your sex life is strange, wait till you see this. There is a (probably) NSFW but absolutely fantastic hashtag happening on twitter right now, that has scientists competing... (Read more......

Cross-post: Trigger Warnings Will Destroy Us ALL! (or not)

Categories: Feminism Tags: Atlantickids these daysmediapoliticspopular cultureschoolsex educationtrigger warningstriggersuniversity Editor’s Note: this piece originally appeared on Grounded Parents and is written by Deek. Trigger Warning: infant death, graphic description of fetal tissue There is this man who stands... (Read more...)

Quickies: Diversity on TV, Friends with Pyramid Schemes, and Trust (but Verify) Science

Categories: Quickies Aspiring Screenwriter Was Told Her All-Female Buddy Comedy Would Make a ‘Decent Porn’ – The title says it all. Award-Winning Casting Director Says Diversity Isn’t A Trend, It’s Evolution –... (Read more...)

Quickies: White feminism, women harassing women, and work towards a universal flu vaccine

Categories: Skepticism Rowan Blanchard wrote a powerful essay on feminism – “[W]ith as many issues as feminists have succeeded in adopting, many of us seem to have not accepted the fact that... (Read more...)

Duggar Husband: Racism is Caused by Evolution, Solved by the Bible

Categories: Religion Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Links: http://whistlinginthewind.org/2012/05/03/terrible-parts-of-the-bible-part-5-racism/ http://www.livescience.com/1429-chimps-evolved-humans.html Sorta transcript: The Duggars may have had their reality show, 2 billion kids and counting, cancelled because of one of... (Read more...)

DNA Reveals US President Even Worse Than We Thought

Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: At the start of the 1920s, Warren G. Harding was one of the most popular US presidents who had ever served.... (Read more...)

We Need Your Help to Reach Anti-GMO Celebs

Categories: Science Skepticism Tags: gmo labelingGMOsGwyneth PaltrowJust Label ItSarah Michelle Gellar I’m going to assume that you’ve all heard one or more of these names: Gwyneth Paltrow, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ginnifer Goodwin, Sarah Gilbert, Jillian Michaels, Jordana Brewster.  I’d imagine that... (Read more...)

Quickies: Brown Characters with White Names, Anti-Gay Passive-Aggressive Cakes, and Language Bias in Science

Categories: Quickies When A Brown Actor Plays A White Character, Who Really Wins? – “And while it may seem like a victory for a brown actor to play a character with a... (Read more...)

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