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Judge compromises over niqab for Muslim woman in dock | Law ...

Judge compromises over niqab for Muslim woman in dock | Law ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Woman accused of intimidation can remain veiled, but must show her face when giving evidence.
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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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Saudi Arabia Won't Recognize Gay Rights, Government Condemns Those Who ... - International Business Times

Saudi Arabia Won't Recognize Gay Rights, Government Condemns Those Who ... - International Business Times | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The topic of homosexuality is often taboo in the country and can be met with imprisonment.
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How the Rainbow Flag Became an Icon of LGBT Rights - TIME

TIME How the Rainbow Flag Became an Icon of LGBT Rights TIME While the nation awaits a Supreme Court ruling that could establish same-sex marriage as a constitutional right, the rainbow flag — a symbol for LGBT rights, acceptance and pride — is...
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Women's Group Sends 'Abortion Drone' to Country That Bans Abortion

Women's Group Sends 'Abortion Drone' to Country That Bans Abortion | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization estimates that 47,000 women die as the result of illegal abortions every year.
Women on Waves is a pro-choice non-profit created in 1999 by Dutch physician Rebecca Gomperts.
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What becoming a stay-at-home dad taught me about gender roles - Washington Post

What becoming a stay-at-home dad taught me about gender roles - Washington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
While I didn't make my decision in a vacuum, neither did I fully consider how often I would be in charge of the vacuum — and all things domestic.
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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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Civil rights veteran John Lewis urges black clergy to ‘fix’ Voting Rights Act

Civil rights veteran John Lewis urges black clergy to ‘fix’ Voting Rights Act | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (RNS) Some 70 pastors and other religious leaders headed to lawmakers’ offices to press for changes in the Voting Rights Act.
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Bernie Sanders: Economic Rights (3/24/2015)

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers a fiery speech on equal pay for women, income inequality, taxes, and the problems of rising health care and education costs ...
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Study reveals core of gender-based violence in Bredasdorp - News24

Study reveals core of gender-based violence in Bredasdorp - News24 | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The 'superior' role men assume in relationships is at the core of gender-based violence bedevilling the Bredasdorp community, a study has revealed.
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