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Feminism

Diction and Elocution for the Young Lady of the Technical Persuasion

As a lady of computer science, I cannot spend all my time hiding behind my glittery and pink monitor worrying about chipping my nails on the shift key. I must, at times, talk to people!  I must even talk to people who are men!  This causes me to spend much …

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Marriage Equality Hold-Outs, Giant Tortoises, “Processed” Food, and When “Adopted Son” Could Mean “Life Partner”

These states are still resisting marriage equality. (via Think Progress) Ecuador has released 201 tortoises on the Galapagos Islands. (via Discovery News) Don’t worry so much about whether or not your food is “processed.” (via The Atlantic) Before marriage was an option, some gay couples turned to adoption to protect …

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Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday: Endless Forms Most Beautiful

One of my favorite symphonic metal bands is going all W00T Science with “Endless Forms of Most Beautiful,” which is a quote from Charles Darwin about evolution.  We are totally special specks of dust my darlings!    

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Teen Skepchick's Reality Checks

Reality Checks: Vaccine without Exemption, Racism in Feminism, Black Hole Holograms, and the True Size of Africa

California looks to become the third state to eliminate the religious exemption for the vaccine requirement. (via Slate) Hey white feminists, don’t say these things. (via Everyday Feminism) Does falling into a black hole make you into a hologram? (via The Crux) Check out this cool map of the true …

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Science

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The Evolution of Sex

Sex is confusing and not only in the figuring out what goes where and who, if indeed anyone, you want to do it with. It’s very existence is a problem that has puzzled evolutionary biologists for centuries. For all intents and purposes sex shouldn’t exist, let alone be intrinsic to …

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Religion

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Religion and Spirituality

Josh Duggar and the Only Part of Christian Hypocrisy that Really Upsets Me

A standard charge leveled against Christians is that they are hypocrites, and a standard talking point by Christians in response to this is that of course they are hypocrites, that’s why they have to go to church.  This is often a bridge into a speech on how wicked we all are, …

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Skepticism

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Reality Checks: Goldfish Continue to Ruin Everything, Obama is Going to say Something About Conversion Therapy, Grilled Cheese vs Frequency of Sexual Encounters, and the Day’s Dinosaur News

Obama is going to have conversations with lawmakers about ‘Conversion’ therapy for LGBT youth.  It’s a start.  (via NYT) Terrifyingly large goldfish are destroying ecosystems in Australia.  Don’t abandon pets.  Not only is it kind of terrible anyway, it’s bad for the environment.  (via Time) A Dating Site Reports a Positive …

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Feminism

382px-Fragonard,_The_Reader
Feminism

Diction and Elocution for the Young Lady of the Technical Persuasion

As a lady of computer science, I cannot spend all my time hiding behind my glittery and pink monitor worrying about chipping my nails on the shift key. I must, at times, talk to people!  I must even talk to people who are men!  This causes me to spend much …

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