Author: Yessenia

Yessenia is a graduate student studying to be a speech therapist with an emphasis on traumatic brain injuries. She spends far too much time correcting the wrong people on the internet, lifting heavy things and training her cats. She's a proud internet atheist and trolls only for the greater good.
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Skepticism and Ebola

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On August 1, 2014
Right now in Sierra Leone, along with several other West African countries, an Ebola outbreak is claiming the lives of hundreds of people. Several doctors who have come from developed nations like the United States to help stem the outbreak have fallen ill, including at least one who has died from the illness.

QUICKIES 6/13/2014

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On June 13, 2014

Forensic science isn’t really scientific, it turns out. And innocent people are being imprisoned and executed as a result. Iran acknowledges the gays! A deaf inmate was allegedly denied a sign l

QUICKIES 05/23/2014

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On May 23, 2014

Huffpo reports that North Dakota is now the only state in the union with an unchallenged ban on gay marriage. Anyone got any theories? Disgusting: Canada denies visas to Ugandan gay rights activists s

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I’ve been the plaintiff in a discrimination lawsuit for the last couple years. The short version is, my employer found out I have an invisible disability and spent the next four weeks stringing me along in a complete farce of an interactive process of reasonable accommodation. The discrimination was largely based on my disability, but […]

QUICKIES 04/25/2014

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On April 25, 2014

Time Magazine snubs transgender activist and actress Laverne Cox. Man puts flag on Uganda’s highest peak, trolls Ugandan president: “Climb up there and take it down if [you don’t] li

QUICKIES 04/18/2014

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On April 18, 2014

Gawker has an interview up with the creators of Mala Mala, a feature-length documentary about drag queens and transgender women in Puerto Rico. An openly gay judge will be hearing next week’s ma

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QUICKIES 04/04/2014

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In Quickies
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On April 4, 2014
Florida man attempts to murder a family with eight children because the parents were a lesbian couple. Photos from Thailand’s transgender beauty pageant! Mississippi sex-ed curriculum teaches that girls who have sex are like dirty Peppermint Patties which have fallen on the floor. Gross, sexist bullshit. Mozilla’s anti-gay CEO, Brendan Eich, steps down. Meet the […]

Quickies 03/28/2014

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On March 29, 2014

Why Affirming Bisexuality is a Public Health Concern. Most LGB people identify as bisexual, yet our visibility is dwarfed by LG: Bisexuality: It’s Really not that Complicated. Homeopathic remedi

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