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What 'President Romney' Would Mean for Women

What 'President Romney' Would Mean for Women | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

The GOP war on women, the real and continuing Republican drive to set back women's rights and opportunities, is very much alive. 

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Binding women to restrictions

Binding women to restrictions | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

Many in Saudi Arabia point out, quoting scholars, that it is not an Islamic issue but one of control

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Republicans War on Women at the State Level welcomes Arizona – how to oppose HB2625…

Republicans War on Women at the State Level welcomes Arizona – how to oppose HB2625… | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Republicans War on Women at the State Level welcomes Arizona – how to oppose HB2625… http://t.co/4rThuQQR...
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Excite News - Tensions high after civil unions defeat in Colo.

Tensions high after civil unions defeat in Colo. (Tensions high after civil unions defeat in Colo. http://t.co/9KsBN52g Welcome to Colorado. If your gay or homeless ..
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Women May Resort to Coat Hanger Abortions, 'But, Hey,' Says Republican Named Bubba

Women May Resort to Coat Hanger Abortions, 'But, Hey,' Says Republican Named Bubba | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Now that Governor Phil Bryant has signed a law requiring every abortion provider to have admitting privileges at a local hospital, the state's only remaining abortion clinic's existence will be threatened when the measure kicks in on July 1.
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Business urged to focus on gender equality at the United Nations ...

Business urged to focus on gender equality at the United Nations. Speaking at a major UN conference convened by the UN Global Compact and UN Women in New York, Dr Elisabeth Kelan, Senior Lecturer in the Department ...
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Tony Perkins Claims His Children Are Not Gay Because ‘We Are Teaching Them The Right Ways’

Tony Perkins Claims His Children Are Not Gay Because ‘We Are Teaching Them The Right Ways’ | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
As North Carolinians headed to the polls to support Amendment 1, a measure that outlaws marriage equality, civil unions, and domestic partnerships in the state constitution, the Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins appeared on CNN to argue that...
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Queen Elizabeth scraps gender-bias succession rule - Times LIVE

Queen Elizabeth scraps gender-bias succession rule - Times LIVE | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

The first-born child of Prince William and Duchess Catherine will ascend the throne, regardless of gender. 

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Top Romney Adviser: We’ll Campaign On Constitutional Marriage Ban

Top Romney Adviser: We’ll Campaign On Constitutional Marriage Ban | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Senior Romney Adviser Ed Gillespie Ed Gillespie, senior adviser to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign, told Chuck Todd on MSNBC’s Daily Rundown that the campaign would make President Obama’s support for marriage equality an issue this November and...
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Are Women Too Stupid To Understand Abortion?

Are Women Too Stupid To Understand Abortion? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Recent research shows women getting abortions know what they're doing and don't need lectures.
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Vatican Paper Compares Pro-Abortion and Euthanasia Arguments to Nazi Eugenics

Vatican Paper Compares Pro-Abortion and Euthanasia Arguments to Nazi Eugenics | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Vatican newspaper has suggested that abortion providers who terminate ill fetuses and proponents of euthanasia are using the same arguments in their defense as did Nazi Germany in its eugenics program of mass extermination.
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Roe v. Wade Is Not a Gateway to an Islamist Takeover

Roe v. Wade Is Not a Gateway to an Islamist Takeover | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
No matter what a self-described "ex-terrorist" tells you.
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The Life of Julia

The Life of Julia | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Take a look at how President Obama's policies help a woman over her lifetime — and how Mitt Romney would change her story.
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Unpicking gender roles: shared ground in the fight for equality

Unpicking gender roles: shared ground in the fight for equality | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
The fight for women’s rights and LGBTQI rights are closely intertwined. In South Africa, for example, reports of "corrective rape" of lesbians show that there is shared ground between violence against women and homophobia.
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Domestic violence study reveals gender stereotypes

Domestic violence study reveals gender stereotypes | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Most cases of domestic violence are initiated by men, but studies show females can be physically violent as well.
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Girls (and Blogs) Can Change the World

Girls (and Blogs) Can Change the World | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Doa'a Mheissin, a teenager from the Gaza Strip, has been blogging since she was 11 years old.
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GOP, religious right scared about backlash on marriage debate

GOP, religious right scared about backlash on marriage debate | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
One of America's most influential gay political blogs, providing news analysis of LGBT civil rights, by John Aravosis, one of the US' top gay rights advocates in Washington DC (GOP, religious right scared about backlash on marriage debate
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Daily Kos: Republican leadership set to clash with its foot soldiers over marriage equality

Daily Kos: Republican leadership set to clash with its foot soldiers over marriage equality | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney and the rest of the Republican establishment want to play it cool when it comes to marriage equality. They recognize this isn't 2004 when Team Bush practically made one-man, one-woman ...
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U.S. sheds the Helms Rule's legacy

U.S. sheds the Helms Rule's legacy | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
This July, a shadow that Jesse Helms cast over HIV policy will be dramatically lifted.
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Religion News Service | Culture | Gender & Sexuality | Obama and gay marriage: In U.S. religion, the Golden Rule rules

Religion News Service | Culture | Gender & Sexuality | Obama and gay marriage: In U.S. religion, the Golden Rule rules | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
(RNS) As pundits and politicians gauge the political fallout from President Obama’s sudden endorsement of gay marriage, one thing has become clear: the Golden Rule invoked by the president to support his change of heart is the closest thing Americans...
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The gay-rights cause Obama can actually do something about

The gay-rights cause Obama can actually do something about | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
It's not gay marriage. What the president thinks about that is, ultimately, symbolic.
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Christian Conservatives vs. Sex: The Long War Over Reproductive Freedom | Sex & Relationships | AlterNet

Christian Conservatives vs. Sex: The Long War Over Reproductive Freedom | Sex & Relationships | AlterNet | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Americans today enjoy access to effective birth control. But it wasn't always this way and religious conservatives are trying to turn back the clock.
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Real Business - Investors don't trust female-led IPOs

Real Business - Investors don't trust female-led IPOs | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it

The gender bias is alive: Investors are less likely to trust female executives

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Kansas gets custody of abortion files dumped in Overland Park

Kansas gets custody of abortion files dumped in Overland Park | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
A Kansas judge has granted a state board temporary custody of a former abortion provider’s patient files after hundreds of his records turned up in an Overland Park recycling bin.
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Dear God, it’s not our fault. Sincerely, women. | What Would JT Do?

Dear God, it’s not our fault. Sincerely, women. | What Would JT Do? | Gender, Religion, & Politics | Scoop.it
Dear God, it's not our fault. Sincerely, women.
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