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Voice of the People: Decide For Yourself - NJ TODAY

NJ TODAYVoice of the People: Decide For YourselfNJ TODAYBy James Devine Instead of focusing on getting our economy back on track, House Republicans are making an effort to radically change the law on birth control, abortion and a multitude of other...
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Medical college settles gender discrimination lawsuit - Citizens Voice

Medical college settles gender discrimination lawsuit
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The Commonwealth Medical College agreed to settle a federal gender discrimination lawsuit filed by a Scranton woman who claimed she was paid less than men in comparable positions.
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Bernie Sanders adds race, civil rights to his stump speech - CNN

Bernie Sanders adds race, civil rights to his stump speech - CNN | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Bernie Sanders responded to critics who say he hasn't done enough to appeal to non-white voters during his raucous rally in Madison, Wisconsin.
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What Makes You Your Gender? - FRONTLINE

What Makes You Your Gender? - FRONTLINE | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Isaac Preiss, one of the first generation of kids in the U.S. to medically transition from one gender to another, reflects on his journey.
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Gay Rights and the Moral Arc

Gay Rights and the Moral Arc | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Fruit Loop. That’s what we cyclists called the circuit training ride we did each week through Los Angeles’ Griffith Park in the 1980s, and it wasn’t a nod to the breakfast cereal.
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6 Truths About LGBT Lives That 4 Members Of The Supreme Court Won’t Accept

6 Truths About LGBT Lives That 4 Members Of The Supreme Court Won’t Accept | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The dissents in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court case that just brought marriage equality to all fifty states, had a lot of negative things to say about same-sex marriage and its proponents.
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This Woman Refuses To Shave Her Armpits, And Gender Equality Is Only Part Of It - Huffington Post

This Woman Refuses To Shave Her Armpits, And Gender Equality Is Only Part Of It - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
More and more women are refusing to shave their armpits -- and resisting patriarchal beauty standards in the process.

Loyola University of Chicago student Bobby Crowley, who stopped shaving her un
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To Latinos, Trump is bad politics, bad news - Huffington Post

To Latinos, Trump is bad politics, bad news - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Donald Trump has no one to blame but himself for the ongoing controversy. If he had shown a basic level of respect for Latinos, he would not be facing growing outrage in the Hispanic community.
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Rowan Blanchard Speaks About Gender Equality at UN Women U.S. National ... - Just Jared Jr.

Rowan Blanchard Speaks About Gender Equality at UN Women U.S. National ... - Just Jared Jr. | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Anyone else insanely proud of Rowan Blanchard? On Saturday (June 27), the 13-year-old Girl Meets World actress spoke at the ...
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Gay Rights Leaders Push for Federal Civil Rights Protections - New York Times

Gay Rights Leaders Push for Federal Civil Rights Protections - New York Times | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Exhilarated by the Supreme Court’s endorsement of same-sex marriage, gay rights advocates have turned their sights on what they see as the next big battle: antidiscrimination laws.
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Obama On Gay Marriage: 'If You Like Your Religion, You Can Keep Your Religion' - Breitbart

Obama On Gay Marriage: 'If You Like Your Religion, You Can Keep Your Religion' - Breitbart | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Friday, after the Supreme Court unilaterally made gay marriage the law of the land, President Obama made a statement from the White House that included this lie: I know that Americans of good will continue to hold a wide range...
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Women in the Weed Business Are Breaking Through the 'Grass Ceiling'

Women in the Weed Business Are Breaking Through the 'Grass Ceiling' | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Women Grow leadership summit in Colorado last month unveiled a rising force in the marijuana industry.
They came wearing stiletto heels, running shoes, cowboy boots, ballet flats and even high heel sneakers.
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White House shines rainbow colors to hail marriage ruling - CNNPolitics.com

White House shines rainbow colors to hail marriage ruling - CNNPolitics.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The White House was illuminated in rainbow colors Friday evening, a nod to the achievement of the gay rights movement.
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Jury finds New Jersey ‘gay conversion therapy’ provider guilty of consumer fraud

Jury finds New Jersey ‘gay conversion therapy’ provider guilty of consumer fraud | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
New Jersey company told to pay $72,000 to former clients for ‘fake cures’ Campaigners hail decision against notion that LGBT people ‘need to be fixed’ A New Jersey group that claimed it could “cure” gay people and make them straight has been...
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What’s In a Real Name?

What’s In a Real Name? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
When we were young and the Internet was too, many of my friends treated it as a laboratory, experimenting with identity. In chat rooms and on message boards they would offer new names, claim different genders, and pretend to be older than they were.
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Bernie Sanders is drawing bigger crowds than any other 2016 candidate

His campaign can change politics whether or not it can win.
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It's Time for the Black Rights Movement to Finally Embrace Gay Rights - Mother Jones

It's Time for the Black Rights Movement to Finally Embrace Gay Rights - Mother Jones | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Every chain must be broken if freedom is to be achieved for all black people.
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Bernie Sanders in Madison, Wisconsin, Grassroots Movement, Political Revolution

Senator Bernie Sanders in Madison, Wisconsin, stating a grassroots political revolution is required to get big money out of politics. In response to a billboard ...
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ICE: Transgender Immigrants to Be Detained According to Gender Identity - Advocate.com

Advocate.com ICE: Transgender Immigrants to Be Detained According to Gender Identity Advocate.com In the memo made public Monday, officials issued guidance for ICE personnel about respecting transgender individual's gender identity, directing staff...
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The Man Who Led the Fight for Gay Rights

The Man Who Led the Fight for Gay Rights | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Why we should all give thanks to ACT UP! founder and civil rights icon Larry Kramer.
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The next frontier in LGBTQ rights: it's legal to fire someone for being gay in 28 states

Most states lack civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people.
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Bernie Sanders Confronts Alan Greenspan

Bernie Sanders Confronts Alan Greenspan | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Women For Bernie Sanders has this great video that they have assembled. Watch Bernie Sanders tell Alan Greenspan, in 2003, that Americans are not living the way that Mr. Greenspan imagines they are...
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Sanders: I was ahead of the curve on gay rights

Sanders: I was ahead of the curve on gay rights | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
“Not too many people voted against it, but I did,” he said of the DOMA vote in 1996.
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This is the next front in the battle for gay rights - Washington Post (blog)

This is the next front in the battle for gay rights - Washington Post (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
LGBTQ Americans still lack protection against discrimination in the workplace.
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Supreme Court Ruling Makes Same-Sex Marriage a Right Nationwide - New York Times

Supreme Court Ruling Makes Same-Sex Marriage a Right Nationwide - New York Times | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the court ruled, 5-4, that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.
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