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ACLU hires former IL GOP head, Pat Brady, to lobby for gay marriage - WBEZ

ACLU hires former IL GOP head, Pat Brady, to lobby for gay marriage - WBEZ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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ACLU hires former IL GOP head, Pat Brady, to lobby for gay marriage
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He quit his unpaid party post May 6, following a months-long controversy sparked by his public support of same-sex marriage, a stance which contradicts the GOP platform.
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With only months to live, cancer patient sues for the right to marry her partner

With only months to live, cancer patient sues for the right to marry her partner | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A New Mexico woman who suffers from a life-threatening form of brain cancer is seeking an emergency order that would allow her to marry her long-term partner.
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There's no such thing as a 'gender gap' in A-level results - The Independent

There's no such thing as a 'gender gap' in A-level results - The Independent | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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There's no such thing as a 'gender gap' in A-level results
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Last week saw the release of the class of 2013's A-level results, and with them the shock revelation of a growing gender gap in results.
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CNN, NBC won't be hosting GOP presidential debates | Inside TV ...

CNN, NBC won't be hosting GOP presidential debates | Inside TV ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Republican National Committee, responding to plans by two television networks for programs about Hillary Rodham Clinton, approved a resolution Friday to block CNN and NBC from hosting GOP presidential primary ...
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Ohio Girl Who Challenged ‘Boys Only’ Football Rule Will Get To Play

Ohio Girl Who Challenged ‘Boys Only’ Football Rule Will Get To Play | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Makhaela Jenkins
CREDIT: Yahoo Makhaela Jenkins, the 12-year-old Ohio girl who challenged her middle school district’s ban on girls playing football, will get to take the field as a member of the school’s football team this fall after all.
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Chinese women fight to shake off 'leftover' label - CNN International

Chinese women fight to shake off 'leftover' label - CNN International | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Chinese women fight to shake off 'leftover' label
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Hong Kong (CNN) -- On the face of it, women in China seem to have cracked the code for success. Seven of world's top 10 wealthiest self-made women are Chinese.
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Why Women Prefer Working Together (and Why Men Prefer Working Alone) - The Atlantic

Why Women Prefer Working Together (and Why Men Prefer Working Alone) - The Atlantic | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Atlantic Why Women Prefer Working Together (and Why Men Prefer Working Alone) The Atlantic One of the puzzles of the persistent gender wage gap is why women are highly overrepresented in certain fields, like the nonprofit sector, and hugely...
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Germany becomes first European country to recognise - The Guardian

Germany becomes first European country to recognise - The Guardian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
From 1 November, babies born in Germany without clear gender-determining physical characteristics will be able to be registered without a sex on their birth certificates, according to the report. The change is being seen as ...
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Chris Christie Signs Bill Ending Gay Conversion Therapy in NJ

Chris Christie Signs Bill Ending Gay Conversion Therapy in NJ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
It really does some serious cognitive dissonance in my brain when a Republican exhibits some compassionate common sense.
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The 5 Weirdest Ideas From Conservatives’ New Talking Points Against Marriage Equality

The 5 Weirdest Ideas From Conservatives’ New Talking Points Against Marriage Equality | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The John Jay Institute, a leadership think tank for religious conservatives, has published a new guide full of talking point suggestions for people opposed to marriage equality for same-sex couples.
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Turkey's Women Strike Back - The New York Review of Books

Turkey's Women Strike Back - The New York Review of Books | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
What hasn't been much noted abroad, however, is how many of the activists closest to the front lines are women. One of the most emblematic images of the protests is of a woman in a red dress being pepper-sprayed in the ...
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LGBT activists to pursue gender identity non-discrimination law - MiamiHerald.com

LGBT activists to pursue gender identity non-discrimination law - MiamiHerald.com | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
LGBT activists to pursue gender identity non-discrimination law
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In 2003, Monroe County and the city of Key West passed laws banning discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression.
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Israeli group petitions High Court against state-sanctioned gender segregation ... - Haaretz

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ACLU demands court strike down Nebraska ban on LGBT foster families

ACLU demands court strike down Nebraska ban on LGBT foster families | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Nebraska and local lawyers acting on behalf of three same-sex couples filed suit Tuesday against Gov.
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Pink law: an emerging legal specialism - The Guardian

Pink law: an emerging legal specialism - The Guardian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The Guardian Pink law: an emerging legal specialism The Guardian In 2008, Queen Mary University established the first dedicated free legal service for the LGBT community, with firms including Mishcon de Reya, Field Fisher Waterhouse (FFW) and Reed...
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Sexism and Gender Discrimination? Australian Women Still Earn Less Than Men - International Business Times AU

Sexism and Gender Discrimination? Australian Women Still Earn Less Than Men - International Business Times AU | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Sexism and Gender Discrimination? Australian Women Still Earn Less Than Men
International Business Times AU
In 2009, men's earnings were 17.64 per cent higher but still considered higher than the gender pay gap of 14.89 per cent in 2004.
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Bradley Manning Announces She Will Live as a Woman

Bradley Manning Announces She Will Live as a Woman | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
"I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female." One day after being sentenced to 35 years for leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning announced he would henceforth live a a woman, no doubt a challenging path to pursue while serving a...
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Women In Sweden Wear Headscarves After Muslim Woman Is Assaulted - BuzzFeed

Women In Sweden Wear Headscarves After Muslim Woman Is Assaulted - BuzzFeed | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Women In Sweden Wear Headscarves After Muslim Woman Is Assaulted
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To age is to fail: the media's message to older women - The Guardian

To age is to fail: the media's message to older women - The Guardian | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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To age is to fail: the media's message to older women
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This is a plea to the marketing and media industries to give older women a break.
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Gay Reporter Kicked Off Kremlin Network After Protesting Anti-Gay ...

Gay Reporter Kicked Off Kremlin Network After Protesting Anti-Gay ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
“Being here on a Kremlin-funded propaganda network, I'm going to wear my gay pride suspenders and speak out against the horrific, anti-gay legislation that Vladimir Putin has signed into law,” Kirchick said.
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Male Depression Goes Untreated: How Society's Gender Roles Lead Both ... - Medical Daily

Male Depression Goes Untreated: How Society's Gender Roles Lead Both ... - Medical Daily | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
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Male Depression Goes Untreated: How Society's Gender Roles Lead Both ...
Medical Daily
As gender lines continue to blur in the United States, depression is also growing stock as a genuine neurological condition.
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Lily Tomlin contemplating marriage with partner after 42 years together

Lily Tomlin contemplating marriage with partner after 42 years together | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Actress Lily Tomlin confided to E! Online writer Marc Malkin that she and her partner of 42 years are contemplating getting married.
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Forbidden Discourse: The Silencing of Feminist Criticism of “Gender ...

Forbidden Discourse: The Silencing of Feminist Criticism of “Gender ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
An open statement from 37 radical feminists from five countries. August 12, 2013 We, the undersigned 1960s radical feminists and current activists, hav.
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Women in Science: Exploring the exquisite choreography between ...

Women in Science: Exploring the exquisite choreography between ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Think back to when you first learned to drive a car; the idea of getting behind the steering wheel and maneuvering a two-ton machine of glass and steel down a motorway at high speeds was probably mildly terrifying.
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Anti-gay law controversy 'invented by media' – Russia's sports ...

Anti-gay law controversy 'invented by media' – Russia's sports ... | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Russia's sports minister has said the controversy surrounding the law prohibiting gay propaganda toward children was “invented” by the media – and promised that no athletes or visitors at the Sochi Olympics would suffer any ...
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