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Women in Science

Posted by Sabura on May 14, 2013


Rachel Carson, Marie Curie, Rosalind Franklin, and Cecilia Payne

(image created by Raven Garfield)

Nine more historic female scientists you should know


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The First Supper

Posted by Sabura on May 14, 2013


Susan Dorothea White

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The rights we want

Posted by Sabura on April 12, 2013

Rebecca Lolosoli

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Posted by Sabura on March 28, 2013

The Belle Jar

If there is one thing that drives me absolutely bananas, it’s people spreading misinformation via social media under the guise of “educating”. I’ve seen this happen in several ways – through infographics that twist data in ways that support a conclusion that is ultimately false, or else through “meaningful” quotes falsely attributed to various celebrities, or by cobbling together a few actual facts with statements that are patently untrue to create something that seems plausible on the surface but is, in fact, full of crap.

Yesterday, the official Facebook page of (noted misogynistandeugenicsenthusiast) Richard Dawkins’ Foundation for Reason and Science shared the following image to their 637,000 fans:

Naturally, their fans lapped this shit up; after all, this is the kind of thing they absolutely live for. Religious people! Being hypocritical! And crazy! And wrong! The 2,000+ comments were chock-full of smug remarks…

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Keep Calm and Smash Patriarchy

Posted by Sabura on March 18, 2013


Feminism is the one F-word that makes eyes widen in polite company

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The passivity of good men

Posted by Sabura on March 16, 2013

“I am over the passivity of good men. Where the hell are you? You live with us, make love with us, father us, befriend us, brother us, get nurtured and mothered and eternally supported by us, so why aren’t you standing with us? Why aren’t you driven to the point of madness by the rape and humiliation of us?”

― Eve Ensler

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