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Teen Skepchick is Hiring!

Teen Skepchick is Hiring!

Hang on to your hats, people of the Internet. I’m about to make your dreams come true. Assuming your dream is to write for free for a skeptic blog. (And of course it is.) You, people of the Internet, are in luck. Teen Skepchick is looking for new writers. We’re looking for teenagers who are interested in science, critical thinking, and social justice. Also, you should be able to write.... »

Behind the Scenes at TSHQ: Teen Hobbit

Behind the Scenes at TSHQ: Teen Hobbit

We here at Teen Skepchick are spread across the globe. Because of that, we don’t get a lot of one-on-one time. But every couple of weeks we get together on Skype to chat and plan posts. (I mean, the magic that is TS doesn’t just happen.) Often during this bi-weekly meeting Ali will casually mention something amazing she’s done, like taking a trip to Greece or LARPing camp.* And t... »

An Intro to Eating Disorders: Myths

An Intro to Eating Disorders: Myths

Here at Teen Skepchick we strive to write about things that are relevant to our lives, and thus (we hope), relevant to the lives of other young women. As we’ve gotten to know each other, we’ve come to find that a surprising number of us have struggled with or are currently fighting an eating disorder. Oftentimes, eating disorders are viewed as disorders of the unintelligent or the vain... »

A Fracturing Movement

A Fracturing Movement

Over at Atheist Neighbor, Devitek Pond recently put up an article about factions within the skeptical movement, and the problem of cohesiveness. He suggests that these factions are a huge problem, and that while individuals may have differing opinions, as a group we must “share the same goals and purpose”, however he says that thus far he has yet to see an answer to how to become a unified group. ... »

The Science of Laughter

The Science of Laughter

I love comedy, and I love science. And I love it when those two things are put together. Here’s a selection of shows where they do just that: »

Discourse Across Belief: Respecting The Ethics of the Other

Discourse Across Belief: Respecting The Ethics of the Other

I recently saw a blog post that said “God loves good atheists more than evil Christians”. This may seem really logical to the people reading this blog, but it garnered some anger from a few of the religious blogs I follow. They responded with something along the lines of “why would God love someone who doesn’t worship him or give him his due or even acknowledge his existenc... »

Take the 2012 Skepchick Census!

Take the 2012 Skepchick Census!

Every two years, we’ve issued a census for our beloved readers. Here’s the link to this year’s! It’s only 25 questions and in about a week you’ll get to see the juicy results. It shouldn’t take you long to complete, and it’s totally anonymous. Please be as accurate as you can, since your answers will help us determine how we’re doing and how we can c... »

We can haz new peeps!

We can haz new peeps!

This is an exciting day in Teen Skepchick-land. For it is the day that we add not one, not two, but nine new Teen Skepchick writers. That's a lot! Allow me to introduce them: »

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