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Picture of the opening screen of the TV show "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey".
Science is Missing Out
June 9, 2014 • no comments • 611 views
Science, Sexism

This piece is also published on Skepchick. In a society where sexism is so deeply ingrained in our culture, a lot of it goes by undetected and unchecked. Today I watched the 8th episode of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. The show is excellent, don’t get me wrong, and this episode titled “Sisters of the Sun” […]

Women in Secularism 2 Videos!
July 10, 2013 • no comments • 412 views
Feminism

I’m not sure when this happened, but I recently discovered that some of the videos from this year’s Women in Secularism conference have been published on CFI’s YouTube channel and on the Women in Secularism website. I’m embedding two of my favourites, but you should watch them all!

Men Who Annoy Women
January 19, 2013 • no comments • 359 views
Feminism

It’s not news that there are people that deny the existence of every day sexism. There are always privileged people who deny the existence of oppression they do not face themselves. Here’s a copy of a letter published in The New York Times in 1906 written by a woman who responds to a man denying […]

The Titanic’s 100th Anniversary
April 20, 2012 • no comments • 291 views
Other

April 15th was the 100th year anniversary of the Titanic accident. I was planning to make a post on that day, but I never found the time, but here it is four days late. The story about the Titanic has always fascinated me – ever since I was a little kid. My granddad, who was a fisherman […]