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Apr 07 2011

Skepticism: Tits or GTFO*?

Originally posted at SheThought. I hate writing about feminist issues, because every time I do I get accused of being a feminazi or caring more about women than men, or of buying into victim culture, or any number of accusations that come with the territory.  Feminism isn’t generally my main issue, and so I’m always …

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Dec 18 2010

Tron: Legacy: Where are all the women?

I’m the first to admit that sexism and lack of reasonable representations of women in movies doesn’t always bother me, especially if the movie is entertaining otherwise.  The original Star Wars Trilogy, for example, didn’t pass the Bechdel test at all, but I still love them.  So, my extreme dislike of the movie Tron: Legacy …

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Oct 22 2010

Finding 24-year-olds sexy? Not Pedophilia

I am a huge fan of the show Glee. This is not necessarily because the show is that great, a lot of the episodes fall hugely flat, the plots are occasionally nonsensical, and the characters change to suit whatever the episode is doing. But, it’s a show about loser high school kids and they sing …

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Jul 16 2010

TAM: For the Ladies?

Jen McCreight and PZ Myers have both posted on this — how welcome are women to skeptic events? I want to say, before I get into some of the less flattering stuff, that I had an excellent time at TAM8 and I met a lot of really interesting, cool people, both men and women.  And …

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Jun 30 2010

What’s wrong with guys?

I hate to ask that question because, generally speaking, I get along pretty well with dudes. There isn’t a general parking lot where I work, just one for the higher ups.  Because of that, I have to park a couple blocks away wherever I can find street parking.  This is not a great situation, not …

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May 25 2010

Have some disturbing links

The following is a man arguing that the only way for men to get back equality that they’ve lost thanks to feminism is to rape women. “So it is about time men in feminist countries such as Norway stop thinking of rape as wrong.” http://eivindberge.blogspot.com/2009/05/rape-is-equality.html Here’s an article from the front page of CNN that’s …

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