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Women Stage Solidarity Walk After Attacks On Northwest Side - CBS Local

Women Stage Solidarity Walk After Attacks On Northwest Side - CBS Local | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Women Stage Solidarity Walk After Attacks On Northwest Side
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About 100 women from the Sauganash neighborhood walked along the Sauganash Trail on Sept.
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Mission Congo: A New Documentary Reveals How Pat Robertson's African Charity Was a Scam

Mission Congo: A New Documentary Reveals How Pat Robertson's African Charity Was a Scam | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The televangelist raised millions with Operation Blessing, a bogus aid organization.
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They came to do go, they stayed to make good. Some, disgusted, just left.

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Gay Notre Dame students celebrate new environment of inclusion - WSBT-TV

Gay Notre Dame students celebrate new environment of inclusion - WSBT-TV | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Gay Notre Dame students celebrate new environment of inclusion
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There was a big turnout recently for a new group at Notre Dame, which students have been trying to start for a long time.
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Lesbian married couple says South Carolina’s marriage equality ban makes them ‘legal strangers’

Lesbian married couple says South Carolina’s marriage equality ban makes them ‘legal strangers’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A South Carolina couple is suing in federal court to challenge the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, arguing that it treats them as “legal strangers” for not recognizing their union, even though they were legally married in another state.
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Female Doctors Face Growing Gender Gap, Paid 25 Percent Less Than Men - The Inquisitr

Female Doctors Face Growing Gender Gap, Paid 25 Percent Less Than Men - The Inquisitr | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Female Doctors Face Growing Gender Gap, Paid 25 Percent Less Than Men
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But various studies claim much of the gender salary gap is caused by women being much more likely to enter lower-paying career fields.
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Gender should have nothing to do with the art of conducting - Telegraph.co.uk

Gender should have nothing to do with the art of conducting - Telegraph.co.uk | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Gender should have nothing to do with the art of conducting
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Oh dear, another furore over women conductors.
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Putin vows no anti-LGBT discrimination at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

Putin vows no anti-LGBT discrimination at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday vowed there would be no discrimination against gays at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, despite a storm of controversy over a new law banning the dissemination of gay “propaganda” to minors.
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The Ex-Gay Agenda Revealed: ‘The End Of Homosexuality’

The Ex-Gay Agenda Revealed: ‘The End Of Homosexuality’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Advocates of ex-gay therapy often claim they simply want to offer individuals the “choice” if they have “unwanted same-sex attractions,” but the latest newsletter from a prominent ex-gay organization reveals the true motive.
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Verdicts in New Delhi gang-rape trial due next week

Verdicts in New Delhi gang-rape trial due next week | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The judge in the trial of four men accused of the fatal gang-rape of a student on a New Delhi bus last December announced Tuesday he would deliver his verdicts on September 10.
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Children of Gay Parents in Russia Hide Ties Under New Law - Bloomberg

Children of Gay Parents in Russia Hide Ties Under New Law - Bloomberg | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Children of Gay Parents in Russia Hide Ties Under New Law
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Working in a St. Petersburg restaurant after high school, Kristina Kochetkova was prepared for long hours and rude customers.
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This Is Why There Aren't Enough Women In Tech

This Is Why There Aren't Enough Women In Tech | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Last Friday, Valleywag published a post about the tech sector's increasing abuse of the term “culture fit” as a way to discriminate against potential hires who don't match the pattern of a successful startup employee.
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Opinion: Raising my son without reinforcing gender stereotypes - NBC Latino

Opinion: Raising my son without reinforcing gender stereotypes - NBC Latino | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Opinion: Raising my son without reinforcing gender stereotypes
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When I was in college I lived at home, and sometimes I'd get a phone call from my mom who was at work.
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Women, The Workplace, And 'Second Generation' Gender Bias - WBUR

Women, The Workplace, And 'Second Generation' Gender Bias - WBUR | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Women, The Workplace, And 'Second Generation' Gender Bias
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Deborah Kolb, professor emerita at the School of Management for Simmons College, where she focuses on gender issues in negotiation and leadership.
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Russian activists protest law on gay 'propaganda' as G20 leaders meet - Fox News

Russian activists protest law on gay 'propaganda' as G20 leaders meet - Fox News | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Russian activists protest law on gay 'propaganda' as G20 leaders meet
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ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – About two dozen activists have rallied in St.
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Same-sex couples deemed eligible for veteran's benefits

Same-sex couples deemed eligible for veteran's benefits | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
In its most aggressive decision yet in applying federal benefits to same-sex couples, the Obama administration has concluded that legally married same-sex couples are entitled to military veteran's benefits.
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Obamacare Provokes 21 States Into Banning Abortion Coverage By Private ... - Huffington Post

Obamacare Provokes 21 States Into Banning Abortion Coverage By Private ... - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Obamacare Provokes 21 States Into Banning Abortion Coverage By Private ...
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WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's health care reform law may bring new benefits and coverage to women.
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Expert: Sexual assault is not a gender issue | Article | The United ...

Expert: Sexual assault is not a gender issue | Article | The United ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Leaders across the Maneuver Center of Excellence learned more about the Army's efforts to change its culture as it relates to sexual assault and harassment awareness prevention, as retired Army Criminal Investigation ...
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Saudi Arabia: New Law to Criminalize Domestic Abuse | Human ...

Saudi Arabia: New Law to Criminalize Domestic Abuse | Human ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
(Beirut) – Saudi Arabia's Council of Ministers broke new ground on August 26, 2013, by passing a draft law criminalizing domestic abuse. The law, however, does not detail specific enforcement mechanisms to ensure prompt ...
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Judge orders Ohio to list deceased gay man’s partner as ‘husband’

Judge orders Ohio to list deceased gay man’s partner as ‘husband’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A federal judge ordered the state of Ohio on Tuesday to recognize the marriage of two men who went to another state to marry each other.
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'It's a pointed way of saying, 'We don't like you''

'It's a pointed way of saying, 'We don't like you'' | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
For gay men and women serving openly in the U.S. military, progress has come pretty quickly of late, after many years of painful delays.
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There are no state's rights in the face of a landmark decision.  people aren't free everywhere except where they aren't

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Egyptian court orders Al Jazeera and other news outlets to close down

Egyptian court orders Al Jazeera and other news outlets to close down | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Cairo court Tuesday ordered the closure of four television channels, including Al-Jazeera Egypt and Ahrar 25, a network belonging to the Islamist Muslim Brotherhood.
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How the Civil Rights Movement Launched the Fight for LGBT, Women's Equality - PBS NewsHour

How the Civil Rights Movement Launched the Fight for LGBT, Women's Equality - PBS NewsHour | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
How the Civil Rights Movement Launched the Fight for LGBT, Women's Equality
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The civil rights movement didn't just promote equality for African-Americans. It was also a social justice springboard for other causes.
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China one-child policy denounced as violating women's rights ...

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Washington D.C., Aug 31, 2013 / 04:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As stories of forced abortions continue to surface in China, a women's rights activist is arguing that the nation's one-child policy has widespread negative effects on the society, ...
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Katete's New Centre Leads Fight Against Gender-Based Violence - AllAfrica.com

Katete's New Centre Leads Fight Against Gender-Based Violence - AllAfrica.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Katete's New Centre Leads Fight Against Gender-Based Violence AllAfrica.com FOR many years, gender-based violence (GBV) was perceived to be a private or a family problem, but in this course of the last few years, there has been a model shift and it...
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Verdicts in New Delhi gang-rape trial due next week

Verdicts in New Delhi gang-rape trial due next week | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The judge in the trial of four men accused of the fatal gang-rape of a student on a New Delhi bus last December announced Tuesday he would deliver his verdicts on September 10.
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