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'Doonesbury' abortion story arc moves to Op-Ed page

'Doonesbury' abortion story arc moves to Op-Ed page | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A series of "Doonesbury" strips lampooning a Texas law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound before receiving an abortion will appear on The Times' Op-Ed page starting Monday rather than in the comics section, where the strip normally appears.
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These Two Charts Show How Family Caretaking Still Falls to Women

These Two Charts Show How Family Caretaking Still Falls to Women | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Data show that family responsibilities are disproportionately shouldered by women—particularly black women.
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NC moms hold nurse-in at Walmart after woman ordered to breastfeed in a toilet stall

NC moms hold nurse-in at Walmart after woman ordered to breastfeed in a toilet stall | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Walmart employee asked a North Carolina woman breastfeeding her newborn in a store bathroom to move into a toilet stall.
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Women And Minorities Penalized For Promoting Diversity, Study Says - Forbes

Women And Minorities Penalized For Promoting Diversity, Study Says - Forbes | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Women And Minorities Penalized For Promoting Diversity, Study Says
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A recent study, to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management August 1-5, set out to uncover “the puzzle of why nearly all large U.S.
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The Trouble With Gender Quotas - Huffington Post

The Trouble With Gender Quotas - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Trouble With Gender Quotas Huffington Post The persisting imbalance of women in positions of power has spurned debate in recent years over whether or not companies should implement gender quotas in order to encourage greater equality between...
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Turkish official: Women shouldn't laugh in public - USA TODAY

Turkish official: Women shouldn't laugh in public - USA TODAY | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
USA TODAY Turkish official: Women shouldn't laugh in public USA TODAY Many Turkish women were doubled over with laughter Tuesday after their country's deputy leader said in a speech assailing "moral corruption" that women should not laugh in public...
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A ‘fundamental right’: Appeals court strikes down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban

A ‘fundamental right’: Appeals court strikes down Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
(Reuters) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down Virginia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Monday.
The court agreed with a lower federal court ruling striking down the ban.
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How Gay Rights And Religious Freedom Are Impacted By Obama's Executive Order

How Gay Rights And Religious Freedom Are Impacted By Obama's Executive Order | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
(RNS) One of the toughest political calculations in Washington is balancing competing claims of gay rights with the traditional prerogatives of religious freedom.
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How Geraldine Ferraro changed politics for women

Thirty years ago, Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman to be named a vice presidential nominee on a major party ticket. Ferraro's daughter, filmmaker Donna Zaccaro, tells the story of her...
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Judge blocks new law restricting state abortion payments - Anchorage Daily News

Judge blocks new law restricting state abortion payments - Anchorage Daily News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Judge blocks new law restricting state abortion payments Anchorage Daily News A new Alaska law restricting state payments for abortions sought by women who receive Medicaid assistance was put on hold this week, one day before it was set to take...
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10 Races That May Hinge on “The War on Women” - BillMoyers.com

10 Races That May Hinge on “The War on Women” - BillMoyers.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
10 Races That May Hinge on “The War on Women” BillMoyers.com But the underlying tension between conservative religious beliefs and women's access to reproductive health care — including legal abortion without overly burdensome regulation and...
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Can people “exercise religion” through publicly traded corporations? - Washington Post

Can people “exercise religion” through publicly traded corporations? - Washington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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The idea that people can exercise religion through publicly traded corporations is regarded as absurd by many other critics of Hobby Lobby, as well.
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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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God gave Alabama coal, so EPA can’t tell us not to burn it, state officials say

God gave Alabama coal, so EPA can’t tell us not to burn it, state officials say | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
State officials urged Alabama residents to pray for divine intervention to block proposed environmental regulations for coal-fired plants, saying such policies violate God’s laws.
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What Is a Woman? - The New Yorker

What Is a Woman? - The New Yorker | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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What Is a Woman? The New Yorker Then they were going to try to explain why, at a time when transgender rights are ascendant, radical feminists insist on regarding transgender women as men, who should not be allowed to use women's...
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Crackdown on religion in VIC state schools

Crackdown on religion in VIC state schools | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
NEWS | Sophie Timothy & Kaley Payne Tuesday 29 July 2014 Lunchtime prayer meetings, Bible studies, Christmas plays and Easter presentations may become a thing of the past in Victorian State Schools following the publication of a new set of rules.
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Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.
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Creationist group to ask Kentucky taxpayers for help building Noah’s ark theme park

Creationist group to ask Kentucky taxpayers for help building Noah’s ark theme park | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A creationist group will ask state officials again for tax incentives to help build their long-planned Noah’s ark theme park in northern Kentucky.
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Russian Authorities Tell LGBT Group It Should Hold Its Pride Parade In A Landfill

Russian Authorities Tell LGBT Group It Should Hold Its Pride Parade In A Landfill | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
This represents just the latest in the country's ongoing effort to humiliate the community.
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Isis 'orders FGM' for women in Mosul

Isis 'orders FGM' for women in Mosul | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Islamist group Isis orders women aged 11 to 46 in Mosul, Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation, the UN says. (RT @RichardDawkins: Mosul compulsory FGM.
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​Trans-woman must file for divorce to get gender change recognized, ECHR rules - RT

​Trans-woman must file for divorce to get gender change recognized, ECHR rules - RT | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
RT Trans-woman must file for divorce to get gender change recognized, ECHR rules RT The European Court of Human Rights has thrust support behind the Finnish government's decision to force a man, who underwent gender reassignment surgery, to annul...
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Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Are Quietly Becoming The New Thing At Colleges - Huffington Post

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Are Quietly Becoming The New Thing At Colleges - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Gender-Neutral Bathrooms Are Quietly Becoming The New Thing At Colleges
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The number of gender-neutral bathrooms has grown in just the past few years, in city-run facilities, workplaces and, most commonly, college campuses.
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If We Oppose Abortion *and* Social Safety Nets - Patheos

If We Oppose Abortion *and* Social Safety Nets - Patheos | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Couple the data with anecdotal reports like those cited in “The Only Moral Abortion is My Abortion,” and it seems fair to conclude that financial privation pushes a considerable number of women into electing abortion who ...
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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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