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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

Collecting inspiration for my daughters

There have been a few stories in the news lately that have brought attention to issues that women endure that are unjust.  Ohio State representative… 579 more words

Peta Credlin - still the 'Horsewoman' and Laurie Oakes says her micro-management key reason for February spill ...

Mr Marks, a millionaire businessman, had a birthday party on Sunday 22nd March 2015. It was held at the Huntingdale Golf Club in Melbourne and our Prime Minister, Mr Tony Abbott attended, having made a hasty flight from the official launch of the election campaign of NSW Liberal Premier Mike Baird.
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It's A Good Day

ND Again Mulls Bill Banning Sexual Discrimination

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota House is considering legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation in housing, government, public services and the workplace. 61 more words


The casual workplace is making sexual harassment harder to identify—and stop

A lewd text in the middle of the night, disturbing comments made in the waning hours of some work event, offhand jokes about sexual escapades in company-wide emails—decades after the… 1,450 more words

Sticks and Stones May Break my Bones... but Call Me a Cunt?

It may have been Christmas time three years ago, when, in the daze that was my shopping misery, I finally reached the cash register after a zombifyingly long wait in a Disneyland-like serpentine line. 777 more words