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North Dakota Abortion Law Blocked By Federal Judge - Huffington Post

North Dakota Abortion Law Blocked By Federal Judge - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
North Dakota Abortion Law Blocked By Federal Judge Huffington Post New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights, which is representing the state's lone abortion clinic, Red River Women's Clinic in Fargo, filed the lawsuit in June after the law was...
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Supreme Court decision on gay marriage gives couples hope for future - Quincy Herald Whig

Supreme Court decision on gay marriage gives couples hope for future - Quincy Herald Whig | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Supreme Court decision on gay marriage gives couples hope for future
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The DOMA case was initiated by 83-year-old Edith Windsor after her partner of 44 years, Thea Spyer, died in 2009 from multiple sclerosis.
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Community View: Pregnant workers still face inequality; Women's Equality Act ... - The Journal News | LoHud.com

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Community View: Pregnant workers still face inequality; Women's Equality Act ...
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... more commentary on the Women's Equality Act at www.lohud.com/opinion.
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Do Women Make Better Leaders? - Forbes

Do Women Make Better Leaders? - Forbes | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Do Women Make Better Leaders?
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I was recently a panelist at the Forte MBA Women's Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Forte Foundation.
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Kick-Ass Women Of The Muslim World (PHOTOS, VIDEO) - Huffington Post

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Kick-Ass Women Of The Muslim World (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
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“There was a time when women's activists asked men to stand up for women's rights.
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Dubai imprisons Norwegian woman who reported rape - USA TODAY

Dubai imprisons Norwegian woman who reported rape - USA TODAY | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Dubai imprisons Norwegian woman who reported rape
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A Dubai court has sentenced a Norwegian woman to 16 months in jail for having sex outside of marriage after she reported being raped, according to news reports from the United Arab Emirates.
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K-P clerics ban women from shopping without male relative – The ...

K-P clerics ban women from shopping without male relative – The ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Merchants say they will convene jirga on Wednesday to review the ban.
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Gender not important in wedding party - GoErie.com

Gender not important in wedding party - GoErie.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Gender not important in wedding party
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There's no law that says you must follow gender lines in your wedding party; we're all for appointing bridesmen, groomswomen, a man of honor and a best woman.
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More Utah women staying in prison, but the state has a plan - Salt Lake Tribune

More Utah women staying in prison, but the state has a plan - Salt Lake Tribune | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
More Utah women staying in prison, but the state has a plan Salt Lake Tribune She spent several years in prison, went to the Orange Street Community Correctional Center in Salt Lake City, got out, got in trouble again and landed back in prison last...
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Women's Prayer Spaces Featured In 'Side Entrance' Blog: A Call For Improved ... - Huffington Post

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"Where's my space to pray in this mosque?
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Doctors Still Back Obamacare's Individual Mandate Despite Emboldened GOP - Forbes

Doctors Still Back Obamacare's Individual Mandate Despite Emboldened GOP - Forbes | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Doctors Still Back Obamacare's Individual Mandate Despite Emboldened GOP
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Pharma & Healthcare. |. 7/17/2013 @ 10:47AM |288 views. Doctors Still Back Obamacare's Individual Mandate Despite Emboldened GOP.
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Robertson Defends Zimmerman: Trayvon Was 'African-American' and 'Wearing These Hoods'

Robertson Defends Zimmerman: Trayvon Was 'African-American' and 'Wearing These Hoods' | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Click here to view this media Televangelist Pat Robertson this week defended former neighborhood watchmen George Zimmerman after his acquittal for murder, saying that he was right to follow the "fully-formed young African-American male" because...
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When Women Broke Down Locker Room Doors - Forbes

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When Women Broke Down Locker Room Doors
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To create a world in which few people think twice about female doctors, senators, Supreme Court justices, CEOs or news anchors, women had to get past an obstacle course of barriers to equality.
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6 Indian men get life in prison for rape, robbery of Swiss tourist

6 Indian men get life in prison for rape, robbery of Swiss tourist | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Six men accused in the gang-rape and robbery of a 39-year-old Swiss woman cyclist holidaying in India were sentenced to life terms Saturday by a court in central India.
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Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be posthumously pardoned for breaking Britain’s defunct anti-gay laws

Enigma codebreaker Alan Turing to be posthumously pardoned for breaking Britain’s defunct anti-gay laws | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Alan Turing, the Enigma codebreaker who took his own life after being convicted of gross indecency under anti-homosexuality legislation, is to be given a posthumous pardon.
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The Supreme Court Might Decide the Abortion Pill's Fate - Jezebel

The Supreme Court Might Decide the Abortion Pill's Fate - Jezebel | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
What's not to love about "abortion pill" RU-486? 17 percent of abortions in the US are medication abortions, which are less invasive than surgical abortions and easier to access in states that love restricting women's ...
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Don't push kids to change gender identities - San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Don't push kids to change gender identities - San Francisco Chronicle (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Don't push kids to change gender identities
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Still, I do not like Ammiano's bill because it overrides parental authority and basically encourages kids to change their gender identities before they have come of age.
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Virginia Republican: I stand by my attacks on LGBT people as ‘soulless’ and ‘self-destructive’

Virginia Republican: I stand by my attacks on LGBT people as ‘soulless’ and ‘self-destructive’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Virginia Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Ken Cuccinelli said in a debate on Saturday that he stands by his statements that LGBT people have no souls and are inherently “self-destructive.” According to Think Progress,...
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John Huggan: Golf and the gender equality question - Scotland on Sunday

John Huggan: Golf and the gender equality question - Scotland on Sunday | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
John Huggan: Golf and the gender equality question Scotland on Sunday The routinely discriminatory treatment of women within golf – and the very existence of an all-male club in a position of power and authority that extends beyond their own gender...
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Gender Identity Bill Carries Risk of Personal Pain - Town Hall

Gender Identity Bill Carries Risk of Personal Pain - Town Hall | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Town Hall Gender Identity Bill Carries Risk of Personal Pain Town Hall Democratic California Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has written a bill that would require public schools in his state to allow students to choose which bathrooms, locker rooms and...
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Doubling down on double standards of gender - Muncie Star Press

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Doubling down on double standards of gender
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Redemption is in the air, we keep hearing. Americans don't care about a person's sex life because, well, they have one, too, and, hey, we all have weeds in our garden.
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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week - Huffington Post

Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week
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But that wasn't all women were tweeting about in the hot, sticky week that was.
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Queen Elizabeth II gives her ‘royal assent’ to a bill approved by lawmakers legalizing same-sex marriage

Queen Elizabeth II gives her ‘royal assent’ to a bill approved by lawmakers legalizing same-sex marriage | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Britain legalised gay marriage Wednesday after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal assent to a bill approved by lawmakers, paving the way for the first same sex weddings in 2014.
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Anger as China law expert defends rape of bar hostess - Fox News

Anger as China law expert defends rape of bar hostess - Fox News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
AFP Anger as China law expert defends rape of bar hostess Fox News Li's family were reported as saying the alleged victim may have worked at the bar which the teenager and his friends were visiting -- prompting Yi Yanyou, a law professor at the...
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The Politics Of Abortion Rights And Restrictions - NPR

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The Politics Of Abortion Rights And Restrictions
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States across the country are passing new abortion laws. But how are those laws implemented and what will they do?
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