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QLit: Call for Papers for Edited Volume: Women Writers and Queer Desire

QLit: Call for Papers for Edited Volume: Women Writers and Queer Desire | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Call for Papers for Edited Volume: Women Writers and Queer Desire http://bit.ly/oqTUSC #fb...
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Facebook: you've got a (gender) identity crisis!

Facebook: you've got a (gender) identity crisis! | Gender issues | Scoop.it
If our ability to choose religions, languages, and interests are limitless, why should Facebook impose limits on something as essential as gender? Ask Facebook to respect and recognize transgender identities!
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Third gender denied passport in Nepal - MSN India

Third gender denied passport in Nepal - MSN India | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Third gender denied passport in NepalMSN IndiaKathmandu, Jul 24 (PTI) Nepal today refused to issue a smart passport to a third gender person saying there is no provision to provide such a document in the name of a third sex.
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DC Police's Disclosure of Victim's Transgender ID Questioned - DCist.com

DC Police's Disclosure of Victim's Transgender ID Questioned - DCist.com | Gender issues | Scoop.it
DC Police's Disclosure of Victim's Transgender ID QuestionedDCist.comIn a press release after the shooting, MPD had originally identified the transgendered woman's legal name, Myles Mclean, who had started using the name Lashai Mclean following a...
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Toril Moi, one of the most interesting gender scholars

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Toril is a specialist in the work of Simone de Beuvoir and challenges the stereotypes of the patriarchy in a very intelligent way.
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Gender Selection India | Sex Change | Daughters | Sons

Gender Selection India | Sex Change | Daughters | Sons | Gender issues | Scoop.it
The disturbing lengths that parents will go to have boys, as they take their daughters for sex change operations.
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Interview with Organizer of Afghanistan Anti-Street Harassment March

Interview with Organizer of Afghanistan Anti-Street Harassment March | Gender issues | Scoop.it
This post is by Holly Kearl and is cross-posted at the Stop Street Harassment blog here. Noor Jahan Akbar, 19, founder of rights group Young Women for Change is a huge inspiration to me.
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Elisabeth Badinter: The Celebrity French Intellectual Every Jew (And Feminist ... - The Jewish Week (blog)

Elisabeth Badinter: The Celebrity French Intellectual Every Jew (And Feminist ...The Jewish Week (blog)She's an older feminist who recently became a celebrity in France with her trenchant new book attacking other feminists' views.
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Some Parents of Gay Children Push for Marriage

Some Parents of Gay Children Push for Marriage | Gender issues | Scoop.it
With same-sex marriage now legal in New York, some gay sons and daughters are starting to feel the same heat from parents as do their straight siblings. (Is there straight theory?
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Saskia Sassen

Global urbanism, art and activism, gender issues, Saskia Sassen is one of our time's most versatile theorics.
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Tim Gunn: Hillary Clinton Fashion Shows Gender Confusion

Tim Gunn: Hillary Clinton Fashion Shows Gender Confusion | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Tim Gunn: Hillary Clinton Fashion Shows Gender Confusion http://bit.ly/om0iKX...
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Transgender Issues Hidden in Same-Sex Marriage Debate - Miller-McCune.com

Transgender Issues Hidden in Same-Sex Marriage Debate - Miller-McCune.com | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Miller-McCune.comTransgender Issues Hidden in Same-Sex Marriage DebateMiller-McCune.comThe culture war over same-sex marriage in the United States ignores people whose gender has changed or is less than black-and-white.
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Un push for gender equality - Bangkok Post

Un push for gender equality - Bangkok Post | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Bangkok PostUn push for gender equalityBangkok PostChildren under 18 living in Asia Pacific are invited to a UN art contest where the subject is "Gender Equality in Education" and the deadline for sending entries is Sept 30.
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Defining Queer

Defining Queer | Gender issues | Scoop.it
What exactly is the difference between gay, homosexual, and queer? Does it matter? How does defining oneself as queer create power and change identities?
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Global Feminist Link Love: July 11-17

Global Feminist Link Love: July 11-17 | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Hello Global Feminists! Below are a list of links to blog posts and news stories about what other global feminists have been up to last week. But we also want to know: what have you been reading/writing this week?
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Peer education and prevention of gender-based violence in Guatemala

Peer education and prevention of gender-based violence in Guatemala | Gender issues | Scoop.it
This post is by Silvia Ester Tum. My name is Silvia Ester Tum, I am 22 years old. I am Maya Kaqchikel and have lived all my life in Patzún, a municipality of the department of Chimaltenango, in Guatemala.
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Queer'd

Queer'd | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Queer'd Magazine is always on the lookout for different faces and interesting stories. We recently caught wind of The Degenerettes — an all-girl band from Baltimore that plays “silly queer rock and roll.
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Feminism and Chivalry Revisited « Sweepy Jean Explores the (Webby) World 4.1

Feminism and Chivalry Revisited « Sweepy Jean Explores the (Webby) World 4.1 | Gender issues | Scoop.it
Great discussion in the comments about "feminism" Join in!
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Why some women fear feminism - by Caryna St. John - Helium

Theres a new f-word in American today: feminism. On college campuses, once a hotbed of undergraduate rebellion and assertion of rights, young wome..., Caryna St.
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Trent Schippers's curator insight, October 3, 2013 12:39 AM

This is a good article because it states how it can be awakward in the work area and in school to talk about. It also says what feminism is, as well as what it is not. This is important so that people understand what's being talked about and it's understood that it is not all about hate for the opposite gender.