What Are We Talking About? Swingers Club=Church, Nominations, Prescriptions

What are we Talking About

 

There are many interesting and insightful conversations happening in the members only group about a variety of topics.  Want to know what we are talking about? This weekly series will highlight a few articles that members found interesting.

This week in the member’s only group we were talking about (curated links):

  1. Scientists Perturbed by Loss of Stats Tool to Sift Research Fudge from Fact
  2. Christians Furious After Tennessee Swingers Club Rebrands as Church to Sneak Around Zoning Laws
  3. Anita Sarkeesian: The World’s 100 Most Influential People
  4. Long Island Transgender Male may be the First to Grace Men’s Health Cover
  5. Submit Your Nominations for Most Valuable Volunteer and Article of the Year
  6. Two Atheist Movements – And the One I Want to Be Part Of
  7. Barbara Bergmann, Leader in Gender-Based Economics, Dies at 87
  8. An 11-year-old Reported being Raped Twice, Wound up with a Conviction
  9. 5 Insane Realities at my Fundamentalist Christian College
  10. Georgia Walmart Pharmacist Refused to Fill Woman’s Medication After Miscarriage

What Are We Talking About? History, Homeless Women, Birth Drive

What are we Talking About

This week in the member’s only group we were talking about (curated links):

  1. This App Makes Your Phone Buzz When You Approach Places Where Women Made History
  2. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  3. A Christian Nation?  Since When?
  4. 11-Year-Old Girl was Raped Twice – She was the one who went to Jail
  5. Transmen Bathroom Selfies
  6. The Uncomfortable, Taboo Reason Why Homeless Women Have it Harder
  7. Barbara Blaine: Exposing Prients’ Sexual Abuse
  8. Experience the Powerless, Daily Drudge of beign Street Harassed in Statsis
  9. Amnesty Condemns Iran Birth Drive
  10. Transgender girl is a Role Model for Women

What Are We Talking About? IUDs, Kyriarchy, Women on 20s

What are we Talking About

This week in the member’s only group we were talking about (curated links):

  1. Planet Fitness cancels woman’s membership after her complaints of transgender woman in locker room
  2. Intersectionality – Black Feminists and the Uprooting of Kyriarchy
  3. New Bill Would Expand Women’s Access to Health Care, Contraception
  4. Colorado Debates Whether IUDs are Contraception of Abortion
  5. In Her Own Words:  Marissa Alexander Tells Her Story
  6. Wellsley College to Admist Transgender Women
  7. FIrst Official Look at the Cast and Crew of HIghly Anticipated Drama Suffragette
  8. I’m an Atheist, but I have no Interest in Joining Your ‘Movement’
  9. Two Spirit:  The Trials and Tribulations of Gender Identity in the 21st Century
  10. VOTE:  Women on 20s

 

What Are We Talking About? Podcasts, #SpeakBeautiful, and Pi Day

This week in the member’s only group we were talking about (curated links): 

  1. Atheist Jamila Bey at CPAC: “Embrace Me. Let Me Vote for GOP Candidates
  2. In the Male-Dominated World of Podcasts, More Women are Claiming the Mic
  3. Vote: Women on 20s
  4. Dove’s #SpeakBeautiful Campaign is the Ugliest Thing on the Internet Today
  5. 3 Important Examples of Why Our Feminism Demands Anti-Racism
  6. Ultimate Pi Day
  7. Twitter Will Crackdown on Serial Trolls by Tracking Their Phone Number
  8. The Time Everyone “Corrected” the World’s Smartest Woman
  9. HBO Seeks Diverse, Emerging Writers for HBOAccess Writing Fellowship
  10. ‘Shark Lady’ Eugenie Clark, Famed Marine Biologist, Has Died

What Are We Talking About? Erased from History, Secular Lent, and ex-Muslims

This week in the member's only group we were talking about (curated links): 

  1. Stop Letting Trans People Die
  2. Black, Queer, Feminist, Erased from History
  3. Misogynist Blogger:  Make Rape on Private Property Legal so Women can have 'Learning Experiences'
  4. 8 Ass#oles Who Show up Every Time the Word Feminism is Used
  5. After 'Much Prayer.' Doctor Refuses to see 6-year-old Baby Because She as Two Moms
  6. Secular Lent
  7. Secular Avenue
  8. A Female Computer Science Major at Stanford "Floored" by the Sexism
  9. Erasing ex-Muslims and Mulsims:  How Atheists Harm Us
  10. TN GOP Lawmake Wants to Establish the Authority of God in State Constitution

What Are We Talking About? Conferences, Domestic Abuse, and Mass Shooters

This week in the member's only group we were talking about (curated links): 

  1. Secular Women Work Conference
  2. Trans Women Stabbed to Death by her Father
  3. Ernestine Johnson: The Average Black Girl
  4. British Domestic Abuse Survivor Required to Write Letters to Abuser
  5. Dying without Deity
  6. South Carolina Republican: Women are 'a letter cut of meat'
  7. Mass Shooters have a Gender and a Race
  8. Foundation Beyond Belief: Drive to Honor the VIctoms of the Chapel Hill Shooting
  9. Adult Wednesday Addams:  Wednesday vs. Catcallers
  10. The Sad Unraveling of Richard Dawkins
     

What Are We Talking About? Conferences, Trolls, and Subway Harassers

What are we Talking About

This week in the member’s only group we were talking about (curated links):

  1. Secular Women Work Conference
  2. Peanut Gallery
  3. Meet the Witches, Lesbian Separatists, and Other Brave Feminists who Shook up the 60s and 70s
  4. Mad Men:  Inside the Men’s Rights Movement – and the Army of Misogynists and Trolls it Spawned
  5. Phony Faith:  Conservative Columnist Slams Politicians who Pander to the Religious Right
  6. Teenage Coders Behind Tampon Run take thier Feminist Game to the App Store
  7. How Men’s Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being a Deadbeat Dad into a Moneymaking Movement
  8. Fembot Edit-a-Thon + Hack-a-Thon
  9. Complete Strangers Joined Together to Tell off a Subway Harasser in the Best Possible Way
  10. I had an Ectopic Pregnancy, and Anti-Choice Laws Could Have Made My Experience Much Worse

What are We Talking About? Domestic Violence PSA, Ableism in Feminism, Deciding What’s Offensive

This week in the member's only group we were talking about (curated links):

1. Everyone Should See the NFL's Chilling New Domestic Violence Super Bowl Ad

2. How Mainstream Feminism Continues to Perpetuate Ableism (And How We Can Change That)

3. Creator of the Birth Control Pill Dies

4. The Psychological Difference Between $12.00 and $11.67

5. Armed Gamergate-r Crashes Mother's Prius en route to Brianna Wu's House

6. How Do We Decide What's Offensive

7. Acclaimed Novelist Sells 30 Million Books, Is Remember For Her Physical Appearance In Obituary

8. Withdrawing My Endorsement of Sunday Assembly Los Angeles

9. New All-Feminist Ghostbusters Is A Punch in the Dick to All of Mankind

10. Two ex-Vanderbilt players convicted of rape

What Are We Talking About? The Queen, Ugly Truths, and Novel Recommendations

This week in the member's only group we were talking about (curated links):

  1. Queen Elizabeth Gave Saudi Arabia's King a Lesson in Power
  2. Mississippi Wouldn't Allow This Teacher to Show Kdis How to sue a Condom.  His Solution is Genius.
  3. And Now: Air Republicans
  4. #Meninist Shirt
  5. Feminism: The Ugly Truth {Write a Review}
  6. Lindsey Gradan: ANti-Choice Movement Must Find "Way Out of this Definitional Problem with Rape"
  7. Trangender Peole are Misgendered, Even in Death
  8. I Experienced Reproductive Coercian and Gave Myself and Abortion
  9. 2015 Feminist YA Novel Book Recommendations
  10. The Women who "make it" in Tech

What Are We Talking About? Maternity Leave, Temporary Tattoos, and the Feminized Church

This week in the member's only group we were talking about (curated links):  

  1. Soraya Chemaly on Family Planning
  2. Representatives that are in Jail!
  3. Hostility to Reproductive Rights, by State
  4. Can the U.S. Ever Fix its Messed-UP Maternity Leave System?
  5. GOP Bill Offers $2,500 in Damages to Anyone Who Catches a Transgender Person in the Wrong Bathroom
  6. Republicans Introduce an Anti-Abortion Bill so Extreme that GOP Women in Congress are Revolting
  7. The Temporary Tatoo that Test Blood Sugar
  8. Woman Excommunicated for Attempting to Become Catholic Priest
  9. Cardinal Burke Somehow Blames "Feminized" Church for Sexual Abuse Crisis
  10. Duval Clerk of Courts gets National Skewering on "The Daily Show" Over Marriage Decisions