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A party like it’s 2014 (marriage equality edition)

My question for Marco Rubio is, what are you going to do about this gay marriage you are still so against? In his closing statement at last night’s debate, Marco Rubio said, Our culture’s in trouble. Wrong is now considered right, … Continue reading

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Does doing difference deny dominance? (vocal fry, sports sex testing, and resting bitch face edition)

But why can’t women embrace gender difference in things like speech patterns, and wield them in the service of equality? Continue reading

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Peak women, labor force participation edition

No slide into the home plate of equality. Continue reading

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Gender Gap Statistic Gets it from All Sides

This hard-working statistic is as often abused and attacked by antifeminists as it is misused and misunderstood by those sympathetic to feminism. But it is good for one thing: information. Continue reading

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What’s with the historical trend juxtapositions?

Use trend comparisons to illustrate known associations, or take potshots at overreaching theories. Continue reading

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Is the rising tide of falling crime driven by fatherlessness?

If you are going to argue for a strong association, you should at least acknowledge that the problem you are trumpeting is getting better while the cause you are bemoaning is getting worse. Continue reading

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Marriage makes Wilcox richer, how to lie with asterisks edition

Selling a little difference with a big difference label. Or, how ethical researchers don’t do it. Continue reading

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OK, how about the gender gap, within occupations, for people working 50+ hours?

Within occupations, among those working extra-long hours, women earn 83% of what men earn. Continue reading

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How many prisoners grew up with both parents?

Not a very strong case for an independent effect of family structure on crime. Continue reading

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Debate debate on single mothers and crime

A debate over the role of single-mother families and crime. Continue reading

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