If you are less than Thirty years of age then you must accept that you are generally unable to contribute to a discussion or debate because your young age means you do not have the necessary life experience that would make such a contribution worthwhile.
I don’t know how many of you have…..…Gay friends……(laughter)…Black friends…..(laughter)
…Muslims living in your city….(laughter)
But I have one, and s/he’s [negative stereotype]…(laughter)
From "The Art of Manliness"
Part One: On Engagement Rings
After months of discussion my partner and I came to the conclusion that a legal partnership would greatly benefit us and our goals. Some research demonstrated that a domestic partnership offers little in terms of legal rights or status as a couple, and seems mostly
Continue reading BrideThoughts: A Skeptic Gets Married Part One
Cross posted at The Finch and Pea.
I’m not even going to pretend that you care about my opinion on the Rebecca Watson/Elevator Guy/Stef McGraw debacle. If you feel that Rebecca did not have a right to feel uncomfortable or speak out about it, then you should go read Greg
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Speaker Liz Lutgendorff
I recently traveled to the British seaside town of Blackpool to speak at a paranormal conference about being a skeptical paranormal researcher. As scary as it was to speak in front of a large crowd of those who disagree with me, the saddest thing about the whole experience for me was
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Boobquake. The largest natural disaster to shake the willies out of the internet since it was created, thus triggering the voyages of the Star Trek, Jen McCreight. In her voyages, though, she’s found that people like to discuss boobs and they like boobquake because it gives them the opportunity to discuss boobs. This was all
Continue reading The Quake Heard ‘Round the Internet, and Her Chest
The skeptic world is abuzz with talk on gender and sexism. Here is another take on the issue, from the bad ass pixie-like box of kittens manga artist Sara Mayhew:
It also has never become easier to realize that someone you were hoping would be a friend and would be interested in you and
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If you missed the previously featured interview with Donna Mugavero on SheThought, head to Ms Information – Communicating the Message in the Skeptiverse, by Sharon Hill.
“If there’s a problem you can always rely
On one smart cookie with the masterful eye
No type of problem has a chance to slip by
Continue reading The Who, What, Where, When And Why Of The Ms Information Music Video
I am very excited to link to an article by Granite State Skeptic Dale Roy, a new voice in skepticism!! She has clearly been thinking about the issue of feminism, skepticism, and sexism a lot, and has some very interesting points to make.
I have been pushed! Pushed to write my thoughts on feminism. For
Continue reading New Voices in the Sexism in Skepticism Debates!
We all know the stories. A young woman feels out of place in her all-male research group. A female scientist finds it difficult to get lab space that is liberally given to male colleagues. A female engineering student is delighted to see her work featured on a popular news site, and immediately discouraged by the
Continue reading When space kitchens make me cranky…