Sexism

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Google has launched a $50 million initiative to teach young girls how to code. See TIME. Bob Jones University told rape victims to repent and seek out the sin that caused them to be raped. See Raw Story. The Tigers’ manager,… Read More ›

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New York lawmakers successfully called on the state legislature to pass a bill that will protect pregnant women from employment discrimination. See RH Reality Check. Facebook has modified its nudity policy and will now allow photos of nursing mothers. See Mic. On Jimmy… Read More ›

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An op-ed columnist for the New York Times explains how fighting sexism and misogyny is not just women’s work. The new hashtag #AllMenCan shows us what real male feminists look like. See the Huffington Post. PolicyMic demonstrates how Maya Angelou’s past… Read More ›

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The Huffington Post explains why the New York Times fired its executive editor, Jill Abramson. The New Yorker analyzes why Jill Abramson was fired. Ms. Magazine Blog underscores how the firing of Jill Abramson proves that power fears women. The Huffington Post… Read More ›

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The White House published a report that shows how women would benefit the most from raising the minimum wage given their high concentration in low-wage sectors. See The Hill. PolicyMic also underscores how raising the minimum wage is inherently a… Read More ›

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According to The Guardian, 2014 proves to be a key year for women’s rights and gender equality. Women Under Siege Project explains how rape is used as a weapon of war in Bosnia. West Virginia considers passing workplace protections for… Read More ›

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Update: Wal-Mart v. Women

A couple of month ago, I wrote about the class action lawsuit pending against Wal-Mart. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the megastore, and ultimately, sexism. The majority opinion, delivered by Scalia, claimed that there could be… Read More ›

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