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What It Was Like to Work at the Lusty Lady, a Unionized Strip Club

What It Was Like to Work at the Lusty Lady, a Unionized Strip Club | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The San Francisco peep show closes September 2. A former stripper remembers the empowering atmosphere, even amidst a grueling schedule.
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Brutal female police enforce ISIS sharia vision on women of caliphate

Brutal female police enforce ISIS sharia vision on women of caliphate | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The Islamic State’s bid to impose Dark Ages law on the women within its so-called caliphate depends on a merciless cadre of young women who roam the streets of Raqqa, terrorizing females who fall short of the standard of strict Sharia.
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South Carolina Prosecutors Say Stand Your Ground Doesn’t Apply To Victims Of Domestic Violence

South Carolina Prosecutors Say Stand Your Ground Doesn’t Apply To Victims Of Domestic Violence | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
“We believe that applying the statute so that its reach into our homes and personal relationships is inconsistent with (its) wording and intent.”

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Oscar Pistorius Can Still Be an Olympian

Oscar Pistorius Can Still Be an Olympian | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Oscar Pistorius ruled eligible to compete for South Africa's Olympic team despite his conviction for culpable homicide.
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...but give your fiance' a smack down in an elevator and you're out of the NFL? Which one of these policies is unreasonable?
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’7th Heaven’ Dad Stephen Collins Secretly Recorded Confessing to Child Sex Abuse

’7th Heaven’ Dad Stephen Collins Secretly Recorded Confessing to Child Sex Abuse | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
NYPD is investigating "at least three victims" after receiving tape from actor's wife.
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New Alabama Law Puts Teens Who Need Abortions on Trial. That's Dangerous and Cruel.

New Alabama Law Puts Teens Who Need Abortions on Trial. That's Dangerous and Cruel. | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Picture this: You are 17 years old, in your senior year of high school, and you've just learned you're pregnant. You'd like to be able to turn to your parents for support but you know you can't. After all, they kicked your older sister out of the house when she got pregnant....

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ISIS Fight: Mariam Al Mansouri Is First Woman Fighter Pilot for U.A.E. - NBC News

ISIS Fight: Mariam Al Mansouri Is First Woman Fighter Pilot for U.A.E. - NBC News | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The first female fighter pilot for the United Arab Emirates led the mission when that country joined the United States and other allies in airstrikes against...
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Man Acquitted of Rape Due to 'Sexomnia'

Man Acquitted of Rape Due to 'Sexomnia' | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A Swedish man who was convicted of rape had his charges overturned after an appeals court found the man could have been asleep during the attack and cited "sexomnia" as a reason he should be released.
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How Sugar Daddies Are Financing College Education

How Sugar Daddies Are Financing College Education | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The popular website Seeking Arrangement sets up "mutually beneficial relationships" between wealthy older men and young female students. What the site doesn’t talk about is sex.
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'Violence Is Violence': Adrian Peterson and the Science of Spanking

'Violence Is Violence': Adrian Peterson and the Science of Spanking | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A four-year-old can barely distinguish between right and wrong, between cause and effect, between his or her home and the whole world. Good and bad are still vague notions for a preschool child...
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Pistorius Heads to Jail as Steenkamps Head Home - NBC News

Pistorius Heads to Jail as Steenkamps Head Home - NBC News | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Pistorius was given a five-year prison sentence by judge Thokozile Masipa for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.
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Kurdish Women Fight on Front Lines Against Islamic State

Kurdish Women Fight on Front Lines Against Islamic State | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A third of Kurdish fighters in the besieged city of Kobani are women, defying Mideast attitudes and altering Kurdish society.
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Male Survivors of child sexual abuse/Boys and Men Healing Film Excerpts - YouTube

www.bigvoicepictures.com 10 min excerpts from Boys and Men Healing documentary, an independent film about the sexual abuse of boys, the impact on both the in...

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Microsoft CEO: Women should trust ‘good karma’ instead of asking for raises


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Oh, is that all you have to do?  Wait for Karma...that's why women continue to be underpaid and experience a normative glass ceiling.

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Louisiana Parish Claims Incarcerated 14-Year-Old Consented to be Raped by a Corrections Officer

Louisiana Parish Claims Incarcerated 14-Year-Old Consented to be Raped by a Corrections Officer | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
"These girls in the detention center are not Little Miss Muffin," remarked one official.
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Anchorage massage parlor linked for 8th time since 2002 to alleged sex trafficking

Anchorage massage parlor linked for 8th time since 2002 to alleged sex trafficking | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The business sign above Rainbow Spa off Tudor Road has been removed following the arrest of a woman allegedly practicing prostitution out of the small space, where, according to Anchorage police, sexually exploited women were living.
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Women’s Rights Activist Executed by Islamic State in Iraq

Women’s Rights Activist Executed by Islamic State in Iraq | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Sameera Salih Ali al-Nuaimy, an Iraqi lawyer known for her work promoting women’s rights, was killed by a firing squad after she posted comments on Facebook condemning the militant group.

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Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick

Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Carol Dweck's research, which focuses on what makes people seek challenging tasks, persist through difficulty and do well over time, has shown that many girls believe their abilities are fixed, that individuals are born with gifts and can't change.
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Date-rape drug? No dear, you just had too much to drink

Date-rape drug? No dear, you just had too much to drink | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Many students wrongly link the symptoms of a bad hangover to 'date-rape' drugs, a University of Kent study shows. (from the UK: "The study, published in the British Journal of Criminology, found that three quarters of students...
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Schools Are Still Slut-Shaming Girls While Enforcing Dress Code

Schools Are Still Slut-Shaming Girls While Enforcing Dress Code | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Don't teach girls to cover themselves from the male gaze. Teach boys to look at something else.
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