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Funny v. Comments: A darkly hilarious little battle in the sexism war

Humor hits a home run again — is it sick or wrong that in our (my) present society, the most insightful commentary is coming from places like The Daily Show and Cracked.com?   Maybe.  Today I don't care, because I … Continue reading

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One thousand British slaves with spoons in their underwear

Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear | World news | The Guardian. Estimates are around 1,500 women in Britain alone, per YEAR are forced to marry, with around 1/3 of those being UNDER SIXTEEN … Continue reading

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I Swear (Open-Minding Your Manners)

I'm so grateful to my father for teaching me to not only be polite, but to get more polite when confronted with rudeness.   (Note:  I do this much more consistently in person than in writing.  When writing I love to inject … Continue reading

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My one beef with underwater hockey: Gender Segregation

I loved a graphic I found recently which showed a pink and a blue version of kids' toys, and had text something like this: "Do you work it with your genitals? Y/N If Y, it is not for kids. If … Continue reading

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Why aren’t we all Pro-Life? Oh wait — we are.

Here is the best argument, maybe the only one needed, to support the birth of every possible child, wanted or not, no matter how horribly conceived or damaged or unprivileged:  Every single one of those human lives could turn out … Continue reading

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Scream, clap, laugh, win: Humor makes a great molotov cocktail

Luke McKinney's new article — a follow-up to his infamous piece on "straight white male" being sexuality's lowest difficulty setting (you may remember John Scalzi's still-famous article expanding that idea) — on 5 Gamer Comments That Give Straight White Guys a Bad … Continue reading

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What’s The #1 Killer Of Girls Aged 15-19 Worldwide?

In short?  Forced pregnancy.  To wit, infographic:

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