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Jun 15 2012

SSA Blogathon – SSA adopts a harassment policy for conferences! (4 of 9)

Some excellent news to those among you who’ve been following the ongoing secular harassment policy campaign (though if you haven’t that’s okay too): the Secular Student Alliance has officially adopted a strong and publicly available harassment policy. Making the Secular Student Alliance Conference Welcoming to Everyone Everyone at the Secular Student Alliance is committed to …

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Jun 15 2012

SSA Blogathon – Jay Smooth Vs. Misogynist Internet Trolls (3 of 9)

So you remember all that nonsense misogynist flack Feminist Frequency took for daring to talk about female tropes in video games? Jay Smooth tore that shit up. Ill Doctrine: All These Sexist Gamer Dudes Are Some Shook Ones from ANIMALNewYork.com on Vimeo. From the transcript: But it’s still been an intensely ugly spectacle that raises …

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Jun 15 2012

SSA Blogathon – Why the Secular Student Alliance matters (2 of 9)

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Growing up, I didn’t have anyplace to express my doubts in religion. I’ve mentioned before that while I grew up in a liberal Catholic household, I began to have my doubts shortly after Confirmation — yes, the very point in time where I’m asked if I want to be a Catholic forever-and-ever. It was about …

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Jun 15 2012

SSA Blogathon – My shift begins! (1 of 9)

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It’s my turn with the Secular Student Alliance baton for the Freethought Blogs portion of the SSA Blogathon, it would seem. I’m taking a short shift from 10pm AST through 2am AST, adding a post every half hour, with the option to — if I’m insomniac or crazy or whatnot — go into overtime after …

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Jun 15 2012

Harassment policies campaign – timeline of major events

This is a chronological timeline of major events in the campaign to get major secular and skeptical events to enact harassment policies, to protect convention-goers from needless harassment and encourage women who might otherwise avoid what they perceive as a gender-imbalanced chilly climate to join the community. It is presently a work-in-progress, and a living …

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May 04 2012

The uniform groupthink of The Freethought Borg

Look! Look at how identical our opinions are on everything! This latest spate of opinionation on the SCA’s new hire pretty much proves that we’re all cookie-cutter and identical around these parts. Stephanie: When I say interesting, I mean in the sense that I’m highly ambivalent about it. On the one, obvious hand, Rogers is …

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