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Extraordinary Nonsense

Originally posted on anthonybsusan:
It’s time to address a few of the more spectacular claims that emerged from the anti-feminist crowd last week. 1. The repeated assertion that it’s not victim-blaming to suggest women drink less at conventions. Rape is,…

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Why do people pretend that religion isn’t responsible for creationism?

Thank you Jerry Coyne. I agree wholeheartedly. Why Evolution Is True If there’s one characteristic of faitheists and accommodationists when facing the issue of American creationism, it’s their refusal to see the palpable fact that religion is the source of … Continue reading

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WiS2 Begging Update

This is an update on this blog post… So, I recently got called in to work an overnight job as a shomer… it’s a Jewish thing… Well, I got paid $240 for doing it, meaning my airplane ticket, and the … Continue reading

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Um… Help? Advice/Monetary Help, and Not Bad

I don’t really deserve to ask for help… and, as noted in the title, it’s not for anything bad. It’s actually for something really, really good! I was selected to get a grant to go to Women in Secularism 2! … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Jadehawk's Blog:
Jill wrote a blog post titled Supporting Sex Workers’ Rights, Opposing the Buying of Sex. Reading it, I once again did that thing where I start arguing with an online article in my head,…

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2012 in review

This is actually kinda cool. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Not very much to see yet, but 2012 was my most active year so far, and I sorta count it as my … Continue reading

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Conversation with Joseph Zhang Open Thread

This is the open thread for my conversation with Joseph Zhang. This is where discussion of the conversation can happen. Please note… this blog is not normally open to 101 discussions. It is meant to be a safe space for … Continue reading

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Time for a New Movement?

This post has gone through numerous different incarnations. I’ve been at it for the last three days, and going to bed at night and sleeping on it has not at all mitigated my anger. So it’s cut quite short because … Continue reading

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Chick-Fil-A Part 3: About the Whole “Boycott” Thing

This is part 3 of a 3-part series on Chick-Fil-A. Part 1 dealt with the whole “free speech” thing. Part 2 dealt with the whole “sanctity of marriage” myth. Here’s a link to a pretty damn good summary on Wikipedia. … Continue reading

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Apologies

This is for the one or two of you following me (hi nofaithpoet!): I apologize for the lack of updates. It’s not that I’m not blogging or anything… it’s just that I’m very skittish about my writing abilities (I’m not … Continue reading

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