Categories: Quickies Girl Scouts return $100K when donor demands it “not be used” for trans girls – “Council CEO Megan Ferland told the newspaper her decision wasn’t hard after that, though she... (Read more...)
Categories: Science Support more videos like this at http://patreon.com/rebecca! New America, an organization in Washington, DC, has just released a study showing that extreme right wing terrorists have launched more attacks in... (Read more...)
Categories: Events The greatest science comedy panel quiz show in the world is coming back to Minneapolis this Wednesday, July 1! This year’s Quizotron is once again at the Bryant Lake Bowl and... (Read more...)
Categories: Feminism Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: Stan Lee is perhaps best known for starting Marvel Comics and turning it into the powerhouse it is today, and if... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies Dispatch From Charleston: The Cost Of White Comfort – “But thanks to something I experienced the previous night in Charleston, I couldn’t shake a paralyzing feeling: When black people and... (Read more...)
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Categories: Feminism Quickies Religion WORLD Since we’re celebrating yesterday’s good, here’s a very nice video of how marriage equality has been gaining ground around the world in the past 15 years. WORLD “A volley... (Read more......
Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: The United States Centers for Disease Control, or CDC, has released its annual healthy swimming report, and hold on to your... (Read more......
Categories: Events Meta Stuff Tags: CONvergenceCVG2015embroiderygamergateSkepchickCON Those of you who lost out in the bidding wars over the last Gamergate embroideries have one more shot. Jac has one more to auction, this one with green thread... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies Supreme Court finds nationwide right to marry – Eeeeeeeee! Women, LGBT people least safe on Facebook despite “real name” policy – “And things are turning more explosive, as stories emerge... (Read more...)
Categories: Feminism Tags: feminismmisogynywomen Bristol Palin announced today that she’s pregnant with her second child, a month after canceling her wedding to Marine Dakota Meyer. Palin, who has earned a sizable sum of money as... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies How a group of female inmates won the right to live with their children – “In the past few decades, issues involving motherhood behind bars have become increasingly urgent: The... (Read more...)
Categories: Events Meta Stuff Tags: auctionscollectiblesCVG2015FUndraisingfuriosascience artSkepchickCon 2015 This is the last set of auctions to raise money for SkepchickCon, the Skepchick-hosted events at CONvergence, including science activities, demos, salons, panels, and more. You can see the Skepchick... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies The (Accidental) Power of MOOCs – “Massive open online courses looked like they were on their way out—and then researchers discovered something curious about who’s participating.” Fox News’ shocking racism... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies How victim blaming led to the rape kit backlog – “Investigators’ unwillingness to push past the superficial appearance of a “he said, she said” case has also frustrated federal lawmakers... (Read more...)
Categories: Religion Obama was on the WTF with Marc Maron podcast this week, and they started with a phenomenal discussion about race, social justice values, and interfaith work. It’s a great segment,... (Read more...)
Categories: Quickies I Will Not Argue About the Confederate Flag. – The Pro-flag activists preach “heritage, not hate,” but a historian calls them out on their bullshit. From the article, “Just about... (Read more...)
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Categories: Feminism Donate to the Women’s Medical Fund here. Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca. Sorta transcript: On Monday, the world lost an amazing woman: Anne Nicol Gaylor, who co-founded the... (Read more......
Categories: Anti-Science Feminism Quickies Religion Skepticism MEXICO With little fanfare, Mexican Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage. “The ruling does not automatically strike down the state marriage laws. But it allows gay couples who are denied marriage... (Read more...)