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The ‘Schism’ in Skepticism

The ‘Schism’ in Skepticism

Cross-posted from Teen Skepchick  Over the last few years, and especially since the event known as “Elevatorgate,” we’ve seen a drastic increase in the visibility of sexism within the skeptic/atheist movements. It has been the focus of many conversations, and many eyes have been following the developments of people coming out against sexist behaviour and others rushing to defend ... »

Darwin Gets His Own Day

Darwin Gets His Own Day

*cross-posted from Teen Skepchick* Since most of our readers are science nerds (or at least know something about science and evolution), I’m sure it’s not news to you that tomorrow is International Darwin Day! If you’re not familiar with the celebration, I guess I’ll take the several minutes to explain what’s going on. Because I love you guys. Charles Darwin was born ... »

Gender vs. Sex: An Important Distinction

Gender vs. Sex: An Important Distinction

The following post is cross-posted from Teen Skepchick. It was written by Lux. If you’d like to comment on the post, please go to the original post to do so. — Many people use the terms ‘gender’ and ‘sex’ interchangeably; it’s a little-known fact that they aren’t synonymous. The meanings might as well be identical to most people. I think it’s safe to say that a lot (maybe most) humans ... »

Guest Post: A Mother’s Plea to Bullies

Guest Post: A Mother’s Plea to Bullies

This is cross-posted from Skepchick. Please visit the original post to share your thoughts and comments. Laura Stone, a blogger at Hey, Don’t Judge Me (well known for her Game of Thrones recaps), recently contacted us with some sad news. Her teenage son Austin has been dealing with bullies at school and she wanted to write a post about it. ———————... »