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Issues With Choosing the Gender of Your Gaming Avatar

Many games now allow you to choose the gender of your avatar; this may be a simple choice of ready-made John or Jane, as in Mass Effect 3, or you can create a fully customisable character, like in Skyrim. 364 more words

Gender And Sexuality

Unhappy Meals: Sex Discrimination in Toy Choice at McDonald’s

Unhappy Meals: Sex Discrimination in Toy Choice at McDonald’s
Source: William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law

This Essay reports on a commonplace form of sex discrimination that we unsuccessfully challenged in a lawsuit before the Connecticut Human Rights Commission.

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Social And Cultural Issues

40 Questions For Christians Now Waving a Rainbow Flag

Kevin DeYoung at Gospel coalition is asking these questions of queer Christians and their allies. There are obvious problems with interrogating these Christians, as if the onus is on queer people to defend their position, when one could easily respond by interrogating DeYoung: why do you advocate a position of marginalizing and oppressing (at least in effect if not intentionally) populations of gender and sexual minorities because you don’t agree with them? 2,962 more words

Gender And Sexuality

Rounding Out the Contraceptive Coverage Guarantee: Why ‘Male’ Contraceptive Methods Matter for Everyone

Rounding Out the Contraceptive Coverage Guarantee: Why ‘Male’ Contraceptive Methods Matter for Everyone
Source: Guttmacher Institute

Highlights

• Contraceptive methods used by men—currently, vasectomy and male condoms—provide preventive health benefits for women, by helping them to prevent unplanned pregnancies and space wanted ones.

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Gender And Sexuality

2015 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index

2015 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index
Source: U.S. News and Raytheon
From article:

While the number of jobs, types of degrees granted and level of student interest in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields continues to increase since 2000, the second-annual U.S.

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Education