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No gender equality on the way to the Games - Al Jazeera Blogs

No gender equality on the way to the Games - Al Jazeera Blogs | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it

"Japan and Australia apparently prefer to fly their women athletes to the Games in economy class, while the men get to turn left at the door to relax in the comfort of business class."

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80% Of Central American Women, Girls Are Raped Crossing Into The U.S.

80% Of Central American Women, Girls Are Raped Crossing Into The U.S. | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
As the number of Central American women and girls crossing into the U.S. continues to spike, so is the staggering amount of sexual violence waged against these migrants who are in search of a better life.

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"The assaults are so common that many women and girls take contraceptives beforehand as preventative measures."

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UK female jihadists run ISIS sex-slave brothels

UK female jihadists run ISIS sex-slave brothels | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it

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WHAT IS HAPPENING ???

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Section 377 is our collective sin

This immoral law must go and we must drop our hypocrisy on homosexuality One thing we Indians are extremely good at is detaching ourselves from misery, injustice and conflict. We go about our lives as...
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"Any breakthrough in gay rights should not spill out on the streets, in the form of Western inspired gay parades or anything that presents being gay as being somewhat fashionable or cool. While you have the right to do so, please note that we have to nudge a conservative, almost hostile society towards change. If we freak them out, they will only withdraw further.".

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Know Someone Dating A Girl Only For Her Silky Hair, Pale Skin, And Meek Demeanor? Show Them This.

Know Someone Dating A Girl Only For Her Silky Hair, Pale Skin, And Meek Demeanor? Show Them This. | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
Angering.
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Colbie Caillat - Try - YouTube

Colbie Calliat "Gypsy Heart Side A" available now! iTunes: http://smarturl.it/ColbieGypsyHeartiT Amazon: http://georiot.co/ColbieGypsyHeartAZ Google Play: ht...
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Trigger Warning: Breakfast

Trigger Warning: Breakfast | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
The morning after I was raped, I thought I could create another story 
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She Posted Her Art To Facebook... And Had No Idea The Effect It Would Have.

She Posted Her Art To Facebook... And Had No Idea The Effect It Would Have. | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
Art that will make you think!
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University Professor Gives Extra Credit to Women Who Don't Shave

University Professor Gives Extra Credit to Women Who Don't Shave | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
This is an interesting way to challenge gender norms! Arizona State University professor Breanne Fahs offers female students extra credit if they don't shave their arm pits or legs for 10 weeks and keep a journal about it. She offers a similar opportunity to men, asking them to shave from the neck down for the semester.
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Full-Frontal: Avant-garde art…or is it? | all adventurous do

Full-Frontal: Avant-garde art…or is it? | all adventurous do | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
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It is not.

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An Awful Tabloid Decided To Review Her Lady Parts Instead Of Her Music. So She Responded Awesomely.

An Awful Tabloid Decided To Review Her Lady Parts Instead Of Her Music. So She Responded Awesomely. | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
This is hilarious AND spot on.
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Katie Pavlich - Feminists Freak Out Over Miss Nevada Suggestion Women Learn Self Defense to Avoid Rape

Katie Pavlich - Feminists Freak Out Over Miss Nevada Suggestion Women Learn Self Defense to Avoid Rape | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it

ul"Icky."

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Feminists Freak Out Over Victim Blaming

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See The Incredible Black Women Honored By These Girls In This Adorable Set Of Portraits

See The Incredible Black Women Honored By These Girls In This Adorable Set Of Portraits | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
I *love* the Gabby Douglas and Janelle Monae photos!
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Utah High School Photoshops Female Yearbook Photos to Show Less Skin

Utah High School Photoshops Female Yearbook Photos to Show Less Skin | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
A school in Utah photoshopped the images of female students in the yearbook to cover shoulders and other parts of their upper bodies. Because as we all know the bare flesh of a young girl's upper arm and/or shoulder is nothing but a path to filthy sin and the ultimate destruction of humanity.
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why must we continue to shame young girls !??!
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Ray Rice Inspired Makeup Tutorial Is the Best Response to the NFL

Ray Rice Inspired Makeup Tutorial Is the Best Response to the NFL | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
Comedian Megan MacKay has come up with one of the best responses to the NFL and its completely shitty handling the domestic violence incident involving Ray Rice.
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Domestic Abuse Survivors Explain Why They Can't 'Just Leave'

Domestic Abuse Survivors Explain Why They Can't 'Just Leave' | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
"But why would you stay if someone was abusing you?"

That's a distressingly common response to revelations of domestic violence. After a video was released yesterday showing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his th...
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#WhyIStayed

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The Afghan Girls Who Live as Boys

The Afghan Girls Who Live as Boys | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
In a society that demands sons at almost any cost, some families are cutting their daughters’ hair short and giving them male names.
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Reminds me of the Albanian women who live as men

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Turkish women say #kahkaha to minister's 'laughing ban'

Turkish women say #kahkaha to minister's 'laughing ban' | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
A laughing matter? Pictures of women chuckling and guffawing sweep Twitter in protest at Turkey's deputy prime minister, who says women should not laugh in public.
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Fox News’ “Outnumbered” thinks domestic violence is hilarious and charming

Fox News’ “Outnumbered” thinks domestic violence is hilarious and charming | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
Guest host Charles Payne wore cufflinks emblazoned with a violent scene. His female co-hosts loved it! VIDEO
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'Stop trying to make girls take science': It goes against their human nature, claims psychologist

'Stop trying to make girls take science': It goes against their human nature, claims psychologist | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
Dr Gijsbert Stoet from Glasgow University believes innate differences between the sexes mean they will always be drawn to certain subjects and careers
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U.S. Women's National Hockey team forward Hilary Knight gets naked- ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

U.S. Women's National Hockey team forward Hilary Knight gets naked- ESPN The Magazine Body Issue | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
It's amazing what a little button can do. When you're younger, you're always slipping, and if you could make it across the ice sheet and back, you'd get this little button which you fasten to your laces.
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My own rape shows how much we get wrong about these attacks

Rape isn't just about men and women. I know firsthand.
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Hilarious Parody Shows What Happens When Women of Color Audition in Hollywood

Hilarious Parody Shows What Happens When Women of Color Audition in Hollywood | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
Where are all the talented women of color? They're stuck at terrible auditions.
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When A Dude Says That Maybe She's Asking For It, She Has The Perfect Response. So. Very. Perfect.

When A Dude Says That Maybe She's Asking For It, She Has The Perfect Response. So. Very. Perfect. | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
He said she was asking for it. He got the response he deserved.
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800 Dead Babies Discovered in Septic Tank Of Home for Unwed Mothers

800 Dead Babies Discovered in Septic Tank Of Home for Unwed Mothers | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
Police are investigating the discovery of 800 long-dead babies found in the septic tank at a home for unwed mothers in western Ireland. The Home (that is its actual name and, yes, it does sound freakishly ominous) housed thousands of pregnant and unwed — "fallen"— women between 1925 and 1961. The women left after they'd paid for their stay in indentured servitude. Their children, reports The Washington Post, may not have been so lucky.
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These 7 Girls Took 'Grown Up' Pictures, And The Results Are Pretty Inspiring

These 7 Girls Took 'Grown Up' Pictures, And The Results Are Pretty Inspiring | Women, Sexuality and Equality | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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