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Not the shoulders!

Even going to public school in generously liberal Manhattan, the term “dress code” is enough to send chills down my back, as I frantically tug my dress down to try to reach finger-tip length. 558 more words

Equality

Happy Birthday Charlotte Perkins Gilman

I’ll be honest; I prefer novels to short stories. I typically find short stories to either be too obscure or too obvious. There is one exception: I adore “The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. 420 more words

Literature

Why You Should Date a Girl Who Drinks... At all? Or Doesn't? Unless She Doesn't Drink Water, That's Just Weird Because We Need It To Live.

I saw a post the other day featuring a very beautiful picture of Mila Kunis, and it was entitled 8 Reasons Why You Should Always Date The Girl Who Drinks Whiskey. 787 more words

Allowing female nipples to be seen means total equal freedom

We have the freedom to believe whatever we think freedom should be even if we think other people’s definition of freedom interferes in our right to have freedom. 1,311 more words

Gay/lesbian

Australian Defence Force having difficulty recruiting and retaining women

According to new research cited in The Guardian, the Australian Defence Force is experiencing low recruitment and retention of women, despite the fact it removed restrictions on women in combat roles in back in September 2011. 106 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Prevalence II: On Prison Placement

One of the issues on which trans activists and feminist activists most vehemently clash is that of transgender and transsexual prisoners.  According to trans activists, these prisoners must be housed according to self-declared gender identity as soon as possible.  984 more words

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Fears about transgender rights to go into women's spaces are not completely unfounded. They pose a serious conflict with women's rights that the general public needs to take into consideration.

Women pastors in South Carolina receive sexist letters

Three female pastors received hateful letters in South Carolina churches this week. The pastors are from three separate African Methodist Episcopal churches in Clarendon County, S.C., and all received the same letter from someone who goes by “Apostle Prophet Harry Leon Fleming.” The letters were filled with hateful statements and Bible verses explaining that it was wrong to have a woman as a pastor. 140 more words

Human And Civil Rights