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After Forcing Women To Drop Their Doctors, Texas Gives Them A Faulty List Of Replacements

After Forcing Women To Drop Their Doctors, Texas Gives Them A Faulty List Of Replacements | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
When Texas intentionally dismantled its women’s health program by refusing to fund Planned Parenthood — the largest women’s health group in the country — the state was essentially telling poor women they would need to find new doctors.
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The Worst Moments Of The 112th Congress | ThinkProgress « Ye ...

The Worst Moments Of The 112th Congress | ThinkProgress « Ye ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
... and protects victims of heinous violence is hanging in limbo. House Republicans also attempted to change the definition of rape itself in order to deny legal abortions to women who have suffered statutory rape or incest.
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Women In Military In No Rush To Join Infantry

Women In Military In No Rush To Join Infantry | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- If or when the Pentagon lets women become infantry troops – the country's front-line warfighters – how many women will want to? The answer is probably not many.
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Women's military roles slow to evolve - Boston Globe

Women's military roles slow to evolve - Boston Globe | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Women's military roles slow to evolve. Little interest in front-line action. By Pauline Jelinek. | Associated Press. January 06, 2013. Article · Comments · Subscribe.
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Gender sensitisation should be a part of syllabus: Pallam Raju - Daily News & Analysis

Gender sensitisation should be a part of syllabus: Pallam Raju - Daily News & Analysis | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Gender sensitisation should be a part of syllabus: Pallam Raju Daily News & Analysis Stressing on zero tolerance on indecent behaviour towards women in colleges, Human Resources Development Minister Pallam Raju said that issues like gender...
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Mormon Women Get Death Threats & Spark Gender Debate After ...

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It you haven't yet heard about "Wear Pants to Church Day," allow me to explain: It is an event that was organized by female members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to encourage women to wear slacks ...
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Gay radio hosts turn vandalized ad into positive statement - Los Angeles Times

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Gay radio hosts turn vandalized ad into positive statement

The image of two gay radio hosts on the billboard near the corner of Beverly Boulevard and La Brea Avenue had been defaced not once but twice.

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JEFF JACOBY Party of minority civil rights? GOP - Boston Globe


JEFF JACOBY Party of minority civil rights? GOP

South Carolina's conservative Republican governor, Nikki Haley, is the daughter of Sikh immigrants from Punjab.

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Top earners: After 50 years of of women's rights ... middle-aged men still ... - Mirror.co.uk

Top earners: After 50 years of of women's rights ... middle-aged men still ... - Mirror.co.uk | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Top earners: After 50 years of of women's rights ... middle-aged men still ...

Research by think tank the Institute of Public Policy Research shows that while women are closing the pay gap with men, blokes are still coming out on top.

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Mez Munshi's curator insight, February 16, 5:30 PM

Have women's rights really improved?

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Private safety nets are failing as GOP turns a blind eye - Herald Palladium (subscription)

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Private safety nets are failing as GOP turns a blind eye
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Snyder and his GOP brethren promised.
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They don't care. They pledge allegiance to Norquist.

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Conservatives urge GOP leaders to be bold, prepare to go over cliff - The Hill (blog)

Conservatives urge GOP leaders to be bold, prepare to go over cliff - The Hill (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Minneapolis Star Tribune Conservatives urge GOP leaders to be bold, prepare to go over cliff The Hill (blog) Conservative activists who helped doom Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) fiscal Plan B say Republicans must be prepared to go over the fiscal...
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Sedition. Tell me why not.

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NRO's Charlotte Allen: Sandy Hook Tragedy Could Have Been Averted If Men Taught There

NRO's Charlotte Allen: Sandy Hook Tragedy Could Have Been Averted If Men Taught There | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
enlargeThere are stupid right wing things, and then there are really stupid right wing things. An example of stupid would be Charlotte Allen jonesing for Sarah Palin to be the Great Savior of the Republican Party.
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How ‘Dark Money’ helped Republicans hold the House and hurt voters

How ‘Dark Money’ helped Republicans hold the House and hurt voters | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
How Dark Money Helped Republicans Hold the House and Hurt Voters
by Olga Pierce, Justin Elliott and Theodoric Meyer ProPublica, Dec. 21, 2012, 2:36 p.m.
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Facebook's Questionable Policy on Violent Content Toward Women - Wired

Facebook's Questionable Policy on Violent Content Toward Women - Wired | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Facebook's Questionable Policy on Violent Content Toward Women Wired Around Christmastime, an Icelandic woman named Thorlaug Agustsdottir came across a Facebook page titled “controversial humor – men are better than women,” and after bantering back...
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Women's Unemployment Surpassed Men's For The First Time In Years - Huffington Post

Women's Unemployment Surpassed Men's For The First Time In Years - Huffington Post | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog) Women's Unemployment Surpassed Men's For The First Time In Years Huffington Post The New York Times: For the first time in more than six years, the unemployment rate for adult women (those over age 20), seasonally adjusted,...
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Teach young men to treat women with respect - CNN

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The video footage and messages that surfaced on social media, which appear to depict the sexual abuse of a girl, highlight horrible attitudes and unacceptable behaviors toward women.
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Speech Style Influences How We Perceive Gender Of The Speaker - RedOrbit

Speech Style Influences How We Perceive Gender Of The Speaker - RedOrbit | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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According to a new study, the style of a person's speech may help listeners guess their gender just as much as the high or low pitch of their voice.
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My Christmas Wish: A New GOP - Daily Beast

My Christmas Wish: A New GOP - Daily Beast | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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All sanity seems to have left the ranks of those in charge of the GOP—or, more accurately, those who want to be in charge. Rep.
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Series on Women Changing the World: Mercy Annapoorni, India - Huffington Post (blog)

Series on Women Changing the World: Mercy Annapoorni, India - Huffington Post (blog) | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Series on Women Changing the World: Mercy Annapoorni, India Huffington Post (blog) When we last spoke with our laureate, Mercy Annapoorni, she was busy empowering 6,000 rural women from the Virudhunagar and Sivakasi regions of Tamil Nadu to seek...
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Analysis: GOP policies led to fiscal cliff blowup - Arizona Daily Star

Analysis: GOP policies led to fiscal cliff blowup - Arizona Daily Star | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it


Analysis: GOP policies led to fiscal cliff blowup

WASHINGTON — House Republicans seem shocked by their party's meltdown on the so-called fiscal cliff. They shouldn't be.

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PAUL KRUGMAN: Break rather than accept GOP extremists' power - Grand Forks Herald

PAUL KRUGMAN: Break rather than accept GOP extremists' power - Grand Forks Herald | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

PAUL KRUGMAN: Break rather than accept GOP extremists' power

A few years back, there was a boom in poker television — shows in which you got to watch the betting and bluffing of expert card players.

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Despite Tragedy, Conn. Gun Seizure Law May Have Prevented Others - NPR

Despite Tragedy, Conn. Gun Seizure Law May Have Prevented Others - NPR | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it


Despite Tragedy, Conn. Gun Seizure Law May Have Prevented Others

At about 8 a.m. on March 7, 1998, Matthew Beck arrived to work at the headquarters of the Connecticut State Lottery.

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Gun enthusiasts pack shows to buy assault weapons

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Gun enthusiasts pack shows to buy assault weapons Gun enthusiasts thronged to shows around the country on Saturday to buy assault weapons they fear will soon be outlawed after a massacre of school children in Connecticut prompted calls for...
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Worldview: Brave men and women who dare in face of danger - Philadelphia Inquirer

Worldview: Brave men and women who dare in face of danger - Philadelphia Inquirer | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Philadelphia Inquirer Worldview: Brave men and women who dare in face of danger Philadelphia Inquirer As the year draws to a close, I want to pay tribute to a few brave men and women who have been fighting in 2012 for dignity, justice, and peace in...
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Federal Court Blocks California Law Prohibiting 'Ex-Gay' Therapy For Children - The New Civil Rights Movement

Federal Court Blocks California Law Prohibiting 'Ex-Gay' Therapy For Children The New Civil Rights Movement The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday temporarily blocked the implementation date of a California state law that prohibits so-called...
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