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Health-law hearing will draw rallies - Philadelphia Inquirer

Health-law hearing will draw rallies - Philadelphia Inquirer | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
USA TODAYHealth-law hearing will draw ralliesPhiladelphia InquirerBy Alex Wayne WASHINGTON - Before Supreme Court justices weigh the fate of the 2010 health-care law this month, the White House is helping to coordinate efforts to showcase the law's...
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Gay rights groups halt support for ENDA workplace discrimination bill

Gay rights groups halt support for ENDA workplace discrimination bill | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Six national gay rights groups withdrew support Tuesday for what had been hailed as historic legislation to prohibit workplace discrimination, citing concerns over an exemption for employers who object to homosexuality on religious grounds.
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Following Hobby Lobby, Some LGBT Groups Abandon Workplace Nondiscrimination Bill

Following Hobby Lobby, Some LGBT Groups Abandon Workplace Nondiscrimination Bill | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Rea Carey speaking at a New York City Pride event last month.
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Another Challenge To Idaho's Same-Sex Marriage Laws-- Now By Lesbian Veteran Over Burial Rights

Another Challenge To Idaho's Same-Sex Marriage Laws-- Now By Lesbian Veteran Over Burial Rights | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A federal court challenge to Idaho's refusal to recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere was filed yesterday by a 74-year old Navy veteran who wants to be cremated and have her ashes interred together with those of her already-deceased...
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The value of gender parity in tech startups - Wired.co.uk

The value of gender parity in tech startups - Wired.co.uk | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The value of gender parity in tech startups Wired.co.uk In the wake of a very public sexual harassment scandal involving Tinder's cofounder Justin Mateen, many are questioning a culture of gender bias in the startup scene -- and in particular, the...
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Gender and poverty in the UK: Inside the household and across the life course - Open Democracy

Gender and poverty in the UK: Inside the household and across the life course - Open Democracy | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Gender and poverty in the UK: Inside the household and across the life course Open Democracy When it comes to gender, this is not the same as sex (biological differences between women and men), but is a key element of social relations based on...
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More Than 60 Nigerian Girls And Women Escape Kidnappers: REPORT - Huffington Post

More Than 60 Nigerian Girls And Women Escape Kidnappers: REPORT - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
NDTV More Than 60 Nigerian Girls And Women Escape Kidnappers: REPORT Huffington Post Abbas Gava, a local vigilante who has been working with Nigerian security officials, told AFP that the women made a break for it late Friday when the militants...
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Supreme Court Grants Evangelical College Plea On Contraception Rule

Supreme Court Grants Evangelical College Plea On Contraception Rule | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court on Thursday allowed, at least for now, an evangelical college in Illinois that objects to paying for contraceptives in its health plan to avoid filling out a government document that the college says wo...
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Southern GOPer Says Only Christians Should be Protected by Constitution

Southern GOPer Says Only Christians Should be Protected by Constitution | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
An odd interpretation of the document.
Being back in Georgia always reminds me of the very different norms governing politics in Deep Red country.
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Egyptian Christian sentenced to 6 years in prison for contempt of religion - Fox News

Egyptian Christian sentenced to 6 years in prison for contempt of religion - Fox News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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LUXOR, Egypt – A court convicted an Egyptian Christian to six years imprisonment for blasphemy and contempt of religion on Tuesday.
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Hey religion, your misogyny is showing - CNN (blog)

Hey religion, your misogyny is showing - CNN (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Hey religion, your misogyny is showing
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Patriarchy assumes that men are made to lead and women are simply cooperative and reproductive subordinates.
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New tool aims for gender parity at conferences - MSNBC

New tool aims for gender parity at conferences - MSNBC | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
New tool aims for gender parity at conferences
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Tired of attending conferences with largely male speaker line-ups? You're not alone.
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Republicans’ Attempt To Woo Women At Gubernatorial Debate Fails Miserably

Republicans’ Attempt To Woo Women At Gubernatorial Debate Fails Miserably | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
If Republicans really wanted to debunk that there is any war on women, they might not want to start by talking about women as "ornamental" or voting as a dating game.
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U.S. Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Law Barring Gay Marriage

U.S. Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Law Barring Gay Marriage | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage on Tuesday in the latest court decision extending the rights of matrimony to gay and lesbian couples in the United States.
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The state of women in technology: 15 data points you should know - TechRepublic

The state of women in technology: 15 data points you should know - TechRepublic | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The state of women in technology: 15 data points you should know
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There's a massive gender gap in the technology industry, and it's important to be aware of the facts. Here are 15 key statistics on the state of women in tech.
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Democrats to counter Hobby Lobby

Democrats to counter Hobby Lobby | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The measure would prohibit companies from discriminating against women in any health coverage.
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Rick Santorum-Produced Film Likens LGBT Rights to Nazi Persecution of Jews

Rick Santorum-Produced Film Likens LGBT Rights to Nazi Persecution of Jews | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Both Democrats and Republicans are pontificating on the meaning and impact of the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, which essentially (Yes, really: Rick Santorum thinks baking a cake for a gay wedding is like the Holocaust.
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Basu: Court steps into a religion quagmire - Milford Daily News

Basu: Court steps into a religion quagmire - Milford Daily News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Basu: Court steps into a religion quagmire
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Let's say that I'm an observant Hindu who keeps a strict vegetarian diet because my religion frowns on killing animals.
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Yearning To Be A 'True Sport,' E-Sports Group Changes Gender Rules - NPR (blog)

Yearning To Be A 'True Sport,' E-Sports Group Changes Gender Rules - NPR (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Yearning To Be A 'True Sport,' E-Sports Group Changes Gender Rules
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The world of e-sports was rattled this past week when an organization vying to become its governing body drew anger for organizing gender-divided tournaments.
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Protesters Planning Women's Rights Rally At City Hall Plaza - Boston.com

Protesters Planning Women's Rights Rally At City Hall Plaza - Boston.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
abc40 Protesters Planning Women's Rights Rally At City Hall Plaza Boston.com BOSTON (AP) — Women's rights activists are planning what they call a ''Supreme Rally for Women's Equality'' to highlight two recent Supreme Court rulings — including the...
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Supreme Court splits on gender lines in first post-Hobby Lobby case on contraception

Supreme Court splits on gender lines in first post-Hobby Lobby case on contraception | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
They're not smiling today.
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TEXAS FAITH: Is religion to blame for the conflicts around the world? - Dallas Morning News (blog)

TEXAS FAITH: Is religion to blame for the conflicts around the world? - Dallas Morning News (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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TEXAS FAITH: Is religion to blame for the conflicts around the world?
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The military crisis in Iraq is typically described in religious terms – a millennia-old conflict between Sunni and Shia.
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Major gay rights ruling left intact - San Jose Mercury News

Major gay rights ruling left intact - San Jose Mercury News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
LGBTQ Nation Major gay rights ruling left intact San Jose Mercury News Leaving intact a ruling that provides unprecedented legal protections for gays and lesbians, a federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to reconsider a case that found it...
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Politics in Your DNA

Politics in Your DNA | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
What if at the very beginning stages of development you absorbed your twin’s cells? You’d be twins—a phenomenon called a chimera. Would you suddenly feel extra special because you are really more than just one person?
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Pick Up Artist Site On Mass Shooting: ‘More People Will Die Unless You Give Men Sexual Options’

Pick Up Artist Site On Mass Shooting: ‘More People Will Die Unless You Give Men Sexual Options’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The man who shot 6 girls and himself Friday night was part of an Internet battle over the right kind of misogyny.
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Liberal Compares Black Pastors to Criminals for Opposing Gay Rights - Eagle Rising

Liberal Compares Black Pastors to Criminals for Opposing Gay Rights - Eagle Rising | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
To oppose same-sex marriage is now crime. Michael McCann of Sports Illustrated, compares black pastors who oppose same-sex marriage to convicted criminals.
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