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Brianne J. Gorod: Is John Roberts Drifting Left?

New Republic — This has been a week of surprises from Chief Justice John Roberts. Wednesday he joined the Court’s more liberal members in a 5-4 decision in a significant First Amendment case. 131 more words

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Audit Says State-Owned Universities Need To Better Track Crime, Sex Bias

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and sex discrimination, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday as he released a performance audit of the agency. 342 more words

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Having a baby cost me £1m a year in bonuses, says banker

An executive director Goldman Sacks has brought a case against her ex-employees, Goldman Sachs, claiming she lost millions of pounds of pay after announcing her first pregnancy in 2012. 197 more words

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'We realized this wasn't a passing thing': parents of transgender child

Charlie was just three years old, sitting in the tub at bath time, when he looked up at his mom and asked: “Will my penis ever disappear? 1,905 more words

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Artemisia - A Painting Speaks a Thousand Words

Who do I first think of when I think of female painters? I think of Artemisia Gentileschi. Artemisia was born on July 8th 1592.  She was the only daughter, and first-born, of the famous Classical Roman Painter Orazio Gentileschi. 1,503 more words

Artemisia Gentileschi

Eroding Freedom in the Name of Freedom

When the federal government adopted a religious protection act in 1993, same-sex marriage was not on the horizon.

An informal coalition of liberals and conservatives endorsed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act because it seemed to protect members of vulnerable religious minorities from punishment for the exercise of their beliefs.

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Ellen Pao lost, but women still won

On Mar. 27, Ellen Pao lost her gender discrimination trial against her former employer, high-profile venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. While the court may have ruled against her, it’s important not to lose sight of how important this case is in a broader context. 683 more words