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Low-Income Women Often Can't Get An Abortion Because It Takes Too Long To ... - ThinkProgress

Low-Income Women Often Can't Get An Abortion Because It Takes Too Long To ... - ThinkProgress | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Man Creates Very First Website for Women Ever - The Slatest

Man Creates Very First Website for Women Ever - The Slatest | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Bryan Goldberg, founder of the high-trafficked sports site Bleacher Report, has launched Bustle, a website for women.
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Disabled gay veteran booed by anti-LGBT protestors in San Antonio

Disabled gay veteran booed by anti-LGBT protestors in San Antonio | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Eric Alva, a gay veteran who was the first Marine seriously injured the Iraq War, was repeatedly booed by anti-LGBT protestors as he spoke in favor of changes to San Antonio’s anti-discrimination policies that would add protections for sexual...
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Bradley Manning's gender defence - Aljazeera.com

Bradley Manning's gender defence - Aljazeera.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Manning's lawyers, who introduced the photo as part of his defence, referenced his gender identity while making the case for his mental instability.
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‘Tell him to stop lying!’: Watch another GOP lawmaker get called out over Obamacare

‘Tell him to stop lying!’: Watch another GOP lawmaker get called out over Obamacare | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Florida lawmaker became the latest Republican to be loudly questioned by constituents over his opposition to the Affordable Care Act.
According to Think Progress, Rep.
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Russian pole vault legend: Gay Olympians should face charges if they ‘propagandize homosexuality’

Russian pole vault legend: Gay Olympians should face charges if they ‘propagandize homosexuality’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Russian pole vault legend Yelena Isinbayeva said Thursday she was against a boycott of next February’s Sochi Olympics over a controversial law banning gay “propaganda” for minors.
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Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear - The Guardian

Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear - The Guardian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Women who fear being forced to marry abroad told to hide spoon in underwear The Guardian Karma Nirvana, a Derby-based charity that supports victims of forced marriage, advises people who ring its helpline to hide a spoon in order to...
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Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva slammed for anti-LGBT comments

Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva slammed for anti-LGBT comments | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva faced outrage Friday from activists and fellow athletics legends after backing Russia’s controversial new anti-gay law and saying competitors at the Sochi Winter Olympics should respect it.
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Upon Further Examination: Revisiting The Debate Over Gender Disparity In The ... - WBUR

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Earlier this week, Cognoscenti ran a piece I wrote on the debate over gender disparity in the arts.
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Stephen Colbert's 'Best Segment Ever' Will Make You Feel So Many Things

Stephen Colbert's 'Best Segment Ever' Will Make You Feel So Many Things | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
It's being called "perhaps the single best segment" to ever air on The Colbert Report. And with good reason, because it probably is.
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Iranian Woman Told She Is Too Pretty To Hold Office

Iranian Woman Told She Is Too Pretty To Hold Office | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
An Iranian election committee will not let a politician take office because of the way she looks.The 27-year-old woman is not allowed to serve as a city council member,  even though she won the elect
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California law lets transgender students choose restrooms, sports teams - CBS News

California law lets transgender students choose restrooms, sports teams - CBS News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Christian Science Monitor California law lets transgender students choose restrooms, sports teams CBS News Parents in California have a lot of questions today about a new law that allows school children who identify themselves as transgender to use...
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Anti-LGBT pundit Pat Buchanan backs Putin’s anti-LGBT law

Anti-LGBT pundit Pat Buchanan backs Putin’s anti-LGBT law | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Failed presidential candidate and conservative commentator Pat Buchanan lent his support to Russian President Vladimir Putin in his syndicated column on Tuesday, arguing that Putin is actually protecting Christians from discrimination.
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UNC System Bans Gender-Inclusive Housing, Creating Hostile Schools - Huffington Post

UNC System Bans Gender-Inclusive Housing, Creating Hostile Schools - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Last week North Carolina saw a major setback for the rights of college students to live and learn in a safe and inclusive environment.
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US Olympic Committee: Athletes Should 'Comply' With Russia's Anti-Gay Law - ThinkProgress

US Olympic Committee: Athletes Should 'Comply' With Russia's Anti-Gay Law - ThinkProgress | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Mother Jones US Olympic Committee: Athletes Should 'Comply' With Russia's Anti-Gay Law ThinkProgress Two days after an American became the first athlete to speak out against Russia's new anti-gay law at the track and field World Championships in...
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Germany to become first European state to allow 'third gender' birth certificates - RT (blog)

Germany to become first European state to allow 'third gender' birth certificates - RT (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
RT (blog) Germany to become first European state to allow 'third gender' birth certificates RT (blog) German parents will no longer be legally obliged to register their newborn child as male or female, and will instead be officially allowed to...
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From Sundance to the multiplex: Women directors are taking the spotlight - Entertainment Weekly (blog)

From Sundance to the multiplex: Women directors are taking the spotlight - Entertainment Weekly (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
From Sundance to the multiplex: Women directors are taking the spotlight Entertainment Weekly (blog) “There are plenty of women directors, and then there are women directors who are trying to do something different with the experience of...
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Public health facilities must offer abortion services : Kaieteur News

Public health facilities must offer abortion services : Kaieteur News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
According to Dr. Norton, the legislation legalizing abortion at public hospitals has been in place about two decades ago. He emphasized that many poor women who could not have afforded to pay fees ranging from $20,000 to ...
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Wired can't find women on the Internet because it's not looking for them - Washington Post

Wired can't find women on the Internet because it's not looking for them - Washington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Wired's 101 Signals list of “the best reporters, writers, and thinkers on the internet” is garnering a lot of buzz.
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New How-To Guide For Interviewing Survivors of Sexual and ...

New How-To Guide For Interviewing Survivors of Sexual and ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
For years WITNESS has worked with activists campaigning to end gender-based violence globally. We know that it can be incredibly painful to share a personal experience of sexual violence. Many survivors of rape in the ...
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How Russia's Anti-Gay Law Could Affect the 2014 Olympics, Explained - Mother Jones

How Russia's Anti-Gay Law Could Affect the 2014 Olympics, Explained - Mother Jones | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Mother Jones How Russia's Anti-Gay Law Could Affect the 2014 Olympics, Explained Mother Jones But when Russia's Interior Ministry announced last week that the country's so-called anti-gay law—which allows for fining and detaining gay and pro-gay...
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Family Planning Centers Prevented 760k Abortions In 2010

Publicly funded family planning services, the kind currently being gutted by state lawmakers across the country, saved the government $10.5 billion and helpe...
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For Women, Saudi Arabia's New Metro May Mean Greater Mobility - Businessweek

For Women, Saudi Arabia's New Metro May Mean Greater Mobility - Businessweek | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Public transportation has been found to reduce traffic congestion, cut pollution, fight obesity, and boost economic productivity by millions, even billions of dollars.
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Newsfeed : Runaway and Homeless Youth Inclusion Act Introduced

Newsfeed : Runaway and Homeless Youth Inclusion Act Introduced | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Up to 40 percent of all homeless youth are LGBT. Homeless LGBT youth are at high risk for HIV.
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The DOMA tax

The DOMA tax | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Opinion: States that oppose same-sex marriage are imposing vast fees on gay and lesbian couples.
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