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Tennessee bill would direct state Health Department to post a report ...

Tennessee bill would direct state Health Department to post a report ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Although the bill states that patients will not be identified in the reports, it says the documents must include the woman's county, age, race, marital status, plus her number of prior pregnancies, number of prior abortions, the gestational age of...
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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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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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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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Can people “exercise religion” through publicly traded corporations?
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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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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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