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Supreme Court Passes On Case Of Photographer Who Snubbed A Gay Wedding

Supreme Court Passes On Case Of Photographer Who Snubbed A Gay Wedding | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from a commercial photography business in New Mexico that objects to taking pictures of same-sex wedding ceremonies.

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Nigeria girl faces murder trial over forced marriage

Nigeria girl faces murder trial over forced marriage | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Nigerian court on Monday postponed the murder trial of a 14-year-old girl accused of poisoning the 35-year-old man she was forced to marry, a case that has thrown the spotlight on the influence of Islamic law in region.
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Why journalism has a gender problem - PBS NewsHour

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The issue of newsroom diversity is not limited to gender — it is also important to promote people of diverse socioeconomic and racial backgrounds, the report said.
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Islamic State recruiting women from US heartland - The Guardian

Islamic State recruiting women from US heartland - The Guardian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Islamic State recruiting women from US heartland The Guardian US law enforcement is investigating a new phenomenon of women from the American heartland joining Islamic State as President Barack Obama vows to cut off the militants'...
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German Gay Rights Activist Attacked in Belgrade | News | TheGayUK

German Gay Rights Activist Attacked in Belgrade | News | TheGayUK | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
German gay rights activist who took part in a gay rights conference in Serbia, was severely beaten, suffering life threatening head injuries.
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Morning Joe And Politico Do A Free Ad For The Koch Brothers

Morning Joe And Politico Do A Free Ad For The Koch Brothers | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Mike Allen must really be worried about how much traction Democrats are getting by naming the Koch Brothers as the architect of so much of what's wrong with today's politics.
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Comment: Burying your dead without religion - SBS (blog)

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SBS (blog) Comment: Burying your dead without religion SBS (blog) For most of human history, religious ceremony has helped people deal with death, providing explanations about souls and the afterlife along with rituals to help the living deal with...
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Wanted: Young candidates of color to shake up politics scene - Al Jazeera America

Wanted: Young candidates of color to shake up politics scene - Al Jazeera America | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Wanted: Young candidates of color to shake up politics scene Al Jazeera America But in 2014 there are renewed efforts underway across the political spectrum to encourage more young, minority candidates like Chang to run for office and secure that...
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Race & Politics: The Political Representation of African Americans in Ferguson

The Fire This Time: Missouri Is America: http://www.afroarticles.com/article-dashboard/Article/The-Fire-This-Time--Missouri-Is-America/259130 ---------------------------------- ** Visit Political...
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Why More Women Than Men Are Dying in the Ebola Outbreak - Yahoo Health

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In West Africa, for instance, “women tend to be the primary caregivers when other family members are ill,” he noted.
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Grace Mugabe enters Zanu-PF politics

Grace Mugabe enters Zanu-PF politics | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

The wife of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has entered politics after being endorsed to become head of the ruling Zanu-PF party's women's league.


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ISIS Extremists To Impregnate Yazidis Women To Destroy Their Blonde DNA - Hollywood Life

ISIS Extremists To Impregnate Yazidis Women To Destroy Their Blonde DNA - Hollywood Life | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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ISIS extremists have vowed to impregnate the 300 Yazidi women they kidnapped in hopes of breaking their bloodlines and removing their Aryan DNA.
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France passes sweeping gender-equality law - Al Jazeera America

France passes sweeping gender-equality law - Al Jazeera America | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
France passes sweeping gender-equality law
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France passed a sweeping gender-equality law this week that eases current restrictions on abortion, encourages paternity leave and promotes gender parity at home and in the workplace.
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Everything You Need To Know About The 4 Gay Marriage Cases Before Federal Appeals Court

Everything You Need To Know About The 4 Gay Marriage Cases Before Federal Appeals Court | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments Wednesday on six gay marriage fights from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee on Wednesday, setting the stage for one ruling. Each case deals with whether statewide gay marriag...
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Camille Paglia on Shakespeare, sexuality and gender - Toronto Star

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“I wrote in 'The Theatre of Gender' all about David Bowie. When he reached the high point of his career in the early '70s, he captured this magic exactly.
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7 women working tirelessly to attack equal rights for women - Salon

7 women working tirelessly to attack equal rights for women - Salon | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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7 women working tirelessly to attack equal rights for women
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How can a woman be opposed to the fight to help women achieve equality?
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Study: Religions' Acceptance of Gays and Lesbians Increases

While news stories often note churches' increasing openness to gays and lesbians, a Duke University study offers numbers to confirm that trend.
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Why This Woman Is Facing Decades In Prison For Going To The Hospital

Why This Woman Is Facing Decades In Prison For Going To The Hospital | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
It's the latest example of the dangerous trend of criminalizing pregnant women.
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Cepeda: Gender, jobs and self-respect - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Cepeda: Gender, jobs and self-respect - Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Cepeda: Gender, jobs and self-respect Sarasota Herald-Tribune In the 1970s and 1980s, symphony orchestras around the world began implementing a system of "blind" auditions -- performances given from behind a screen -- in order to diversify their...

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Freedom from Religion - Huffington Post

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Every person with an alternative religion tried to convert me, they found me on Facebook, Twitter, email and yes, phone.
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Florida County Unanimously Bans Atheists from Delivering Invocations at Public Meetings [Video]

Florida County Unanimously Bans Atheists from Delivering Invocations at Public Meetings [Video] | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Commissioners deaf to arguments that this violates Constitution and people's rights.
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Andrew Cuomo: Outlaw gender identity discrimination - The Journal News / Lohud.com

Andrew Cuomo: Outlaw gender identity discrimination - The Journal News / Lohud.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
LGBTQ Nation Andrew Cuomo: Outlaw gender identity discrimination The Journal News / Lohud.com Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the...
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Ohio Abortion Access Suffers 'Death By A Thousand Cuts'

Ohio Abortion Access Suffers 'Death By A Thousand Cuts' | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
While Texas lawmakers are passing sweeping laws that shut down multiple abortion providers at a time, Ohio is taking a quieter but potentially more effective approach to cutting off access to safe and legal abortion.

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Whose faith wins? Keeping religion out of the law - Open Democracy

Whose faith wins? Keeping religion out of the law - Open Democracy | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Whose faith wins? Keeping religion out of the law Open Democracy Religion may help to control behavior and justify human worth and dignity, but in Nigeria, the co-existence of Sharia law with English Common Law has had serious human...
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US nuns to honor feminist theologian while keeping politics at bay

US nuns to honor feminist theologian while keeping politics at bay | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) A top Vatican official warned the nuns in April that honoring Sister Elizabeth Johnson, a longtime Fordham University professor, would be considered provoking the Holy See and U.S.
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Meet The 13-Year-Old Girl Who Just Pitched Her Team To The Little League World Series

Meet The 13-Year-Old Girl Who Just Pitched Her Team To The Little League World Series | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Mo'Ne Davis boasts a 70 mile-per-hour fastball and pitched a complete game shutout to lead her team to the Little League World Series.
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Should domestic violence services be gender neutral? - The Guardian

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Many of the women we help would not leave their abusive relationship if the only option was going to a gender-neutral refuge.
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