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Violence against indigenous women and the twofold challenge - Aljazeera.com

Violence against indigenous women and the twofold challenge - Aljazeera.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Violence against indigenous women and the twofold challenge
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"Two of every three women murdered died for the simple reason: they were women.
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Mammogram law takes effect Monday - U-T San Diego

Mammogram law takes effect Monday - U-T San Diego | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Mammogram law takes effect Monday
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The law makes California the fifth state in the nation to require dense tissue notifications.
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Saudi Arabia allows women to ride bikes, sort of - CBS News

Saudi Arabia allows women to ride bikes, sort of - CBS News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Saudi Arabia allows women to ride bikes, sort of
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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi women walk out of a shopping mall as they wait for their driver to pick them up in Riyadh 14 June 2005.
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Hey, Supreme Court Justices, Same-Gender Marriages Are Not Experiments! - Huffington Post (blog)

Hey, Supreme Court Justices, Same-Gender Marriages Are Not Experiments! - Huffington Post (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Hey, Supreme Court Justices, Same-Gender Marriages Are Not Experiments!
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On the contrary, same-gender couples have been marrying each other for millennia.
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For Women, Things Really Haven't Changed -- Even in Medical School - Forbes

For Women, Things Really Haven't Changed -- Even in Medical School - Forbes | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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For Women, Things Really Haven't Changed -- Even in Medical School
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The developed world, however, is not immune to incidents of violence against women.
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Feminism shouldn't be about telling trans women they're not female enough - The Guardian

Feminism shouldn't be about telling trans women they're not female enough - The Guardian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Feminism shouldn't be about telling trans women they're not female enough The Guardian I remember, many years ago, reading about women who'd had mastectomies after breast cancer, and had been sent home with little bags of sand that...
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Black conservatives launch effort to scrap part of Voting Rights Act

Black conservatives launch effort to scrap part of Voting Rights Act | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A group of prominent black conservatives is trying to help scrap a key part of the Voting Rights Act, the landmark civil rights-era legislation that enshrined the right of black Americans to have equal treatment at the ballot box.
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GOP pledges outreach to minorities, women - The Hill

GOP pledges outreach to minorities, women - The Hill | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Guardian GOP pledges outreach to minorities, women The Hill It has become an annual vow by Republican leaders: In the next election cycle, the party will expand its outreach to women and minority voters, two groups that the GOP has struggled to...
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When the Law Is Worse Than the Crime

When the Law Is Worse Than the Crime | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
I didn’t know Aaron Swartz, but I wish I’d followed the out-of-all-proportion charges the Department of Justice brought against him before his death.
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For Women, Things Really Haven't Changed -- Even in Medical School - Forbes

For Women, Things Really Haven't Changed -- Even in Medical School - Forbes | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Mayors call for gun-law reform | CharlotteObserver.com

Mayors call for gun-law reform | CharlotteObserver.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The mayors of Chapel Hill, Durham and Morrisville joined more than 800 other U.S. mayors Monday in calling on Congress to enact three “common-sense” reforms of firearm regulations. Their statement was issued one month ...
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Sen. King cool to assault weapon ban

Sen. King cool to assault weapon ban | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
It's a tough one, he says, "because it's hard to define what an assault weapon is."
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Paul Ryan’s Still Carrying Todd Akin’s Mantle, Will Co-Sponsor New Fetal ‘Personhood’ Bill

Paul Ryan’s Still Carrying Todd Akin’s Mantle, Will Co-Sponsor New Fetal ‘Personhood’ Bill | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) with former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) Long before Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) convinced most of the House Republican caucus to vote to phase out Medicare, and long before former Rep.
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Feminism 'has failed working-class women' - The Guardian

Feminism 'has failed working-class women' - The Guardian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Feminism 'has failed working-class women' The Guardian While the average gap between the earnings of men and women has narrowed in the last 50 years, differences between professional and unskilled women are significantly higher than...
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'A Lovely Feeling': Celebrating Older Women With Fabulous Style - NPR

'A Lovely Feeling': Celebrating Older Women With Fabulous Style - NPR | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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'A Lovely Feeling': Celebrating Older Women With Fabulous Style
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The fashion industry is sometimes criticized for unrealistic portrayals of young women. But if you're a woman over 60, there are almost no portrayals, realistic or otherwise.
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Georgia Republican Party chair: Straight people will enter gay marriages to get ‘a free ride’

Georgia Republican Party chair: Straight people will enter gay marriages to get ‘a free ride’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The leader of the Georgia Republican Party decried marriage equality in a newspaper interview as a pathway for heterosexual people to scam their way into getting tax breaks.
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Cardinal Dolan To Gay Couples: You’re Only ‘Entitled To Friendship’

Cardinal Dolan To Gay Couples: You’re Only ‘Entitled To Friendship’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Cardinal Timothy Dolan told ABC’s This Week on Sunday that gay people are entitled to “friendship” but not a long-last romantic relationship in the eyes of the Catholic Church.
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Cleveland's law schools venture into cyber classes - Plain Dealer

Cleveland's law schools venture into cyber classes - Plain Dealer | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Cleveland's law schools venture into cyber classes Plain Dealer Cleveland-Marshall is unwrapping a new master of legal studies degree -- pitched to corporate managers, realtors, librarians, journalists, authors and others who want to get an...
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The Voting Rights Act and the GOP's Gerrymandering Advantage - Slate Magazine (blog)

The Voting Rights Act and the GOP's Gerrymandering Advantage - Slate Magazine (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Voting Rights Act and the GOP's Gerrymandering Advantage
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This is the less-discussed, more-disturbing aspect of the GOP's theoretical campaign to assign electors by congressional districts.
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Jon Stewart annihilates GOP hysteria over Obama’s executive orders

Jon Stewart annihilates GOP hysteria over Obama’s executive orders | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
On his show Thursday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart tore into conservatives who insisted President Barack Obama was a tyrant because of his proposals to reduce gun violence.
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Limbaugh: Liberals Don't Shoot Kids, They Use Abortion

Limbaugh: Liberals Don't Shoot Kids, They Use Abortion | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In the middle of a rant about gun control, outing people with gun permits in the newspaper, and counter-outing journalists at the same paper, Rush Limbaugh comes up with this, with regard to proponents of responsible gun safety laws: They're good...
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How To Honor Aaron Swartz

How To Honor Aaron Swartz | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Outpourings of grief and calls for change continue to flood the Internet after the suicide of Aaron Swartz, only 26 years old.
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Biden Gun Policy Recommendations Include Federal Trafficking Law - Huffington Post

Biden Gun Policy Recommendations Include Federal Trafficking Law - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Biden Gun Policy Recommendations Include Federal Trafficking Law
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Two other sources close to the task force said Biden's team reacted favorably during earlier discussions to including a gun trafficking recommendation.
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Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Psychologist Who Studied Depression in Women, Dies ... - New York Times

Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Psychologist Who Studied Depression in Women, Dies ... - New York Times | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Psychologist Who Studied Depression in Women, Dies ...
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Published: January 13, 2013.
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Family Unification Policy Offers No Relief To Immigrants In Same-Sex Couples

Family Unification Policy Offers No Relief To Immigrants In Same-Sex Couples | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Our guest blogger is Crosby Burns, Research Associate with the Center for American Progress.
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