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Podcast Episode 123: Putting Kidcha In The Spotlight

Julie Ann Horvath lets us know that sexism and harassment are still alive and well in the workplace, Australia says that anti-vaccine groups are not charities, Fred Phelps is dead and we aren’t sad to see him go, Gay marriage is temporarily legal in Michigan, Microsoft reminds us that emails often times aren’t private, and Kidcha brings us her exclusive on fan fiction.

Related Links:

Julie Ann Horvath Describes Sexism And Intimidation Behind Her GitHub Exit
http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/15/julie-ann-horvath-describes-sexism-and-intimidation-behind-her-github-exit/
Related: http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/03/github-puts-founder-on-leave-kicks-wife-out-of-office-after-harassment-claim/
Related: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2455042,00.asp
 
Anti-vaccine group has charity status pulled by Australian government
http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/03/anti-vaccine-group-has-charity-status-pulled-by-australian-government/
Related: http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/03/whats-driving-the-rise-of-autism-diagnoses-vs-what-drives-autism/
 
Please, people, do not protest Fred Phelps’s Funeral
http://www.deathandtaxesmag.com/216971/please-people-do-not-protest-fred-phelpss-funeral/
Related: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/fred-phelps-sr-leader-of-westboro-baptist-church-dies-at-84/2014/03/20/a0c5cd30-ae2b-11e3-a49e-76adc9210f19_story.html
 
US Judge Strikes Down Michigan’s Ban on Gay Marriage
http://www.voanews.com/content/us-judge-strikes-down-michigans-ban-on-gay-marriage/1876780.html
Related: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/michigan-couples-flock-courthouses-saturday-gay-marriage-ban-lifted-article-1.1730480
 
Arrest of secret-leaking ex-Microsoftie raises Hotmail privacy concerns
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/03/arrest-of-secret-leaking-ex-microsoftie-raises-hotmail-privacy-concerns/
 
Kidcha’s FanFic Exclusive
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/1540350/1/Bath-Day [Quote the Kidcha: “Cute slice-of-life stuff”]
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/8968388/1/The-Body-s-Memories [Continuation of Cannon Example]
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/4656084/1/Rorschach-s-Frustration [Caution: NSFW – Very Mature Content]
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/7301570/1/breath-normal-nerves-normal [Quote the Kidcha: “One of the best fic I’ve read for anything that deals with major character death … Seriously though don’t read Homestuck fanfiction.”]
http://www.amazon.com/Hellboy-Emerald-Hell-Tom-Piccirilli/dp/1595821414/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1395704970&sr=8-1&keywords=emerald+hell [Extended Universe Example]
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6829556/1/My-Immortal [The much discussed ‘My Immortal’]
 
starphoenix’s Recommendation: Aardwolf
http://www.aardwolf.com

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