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VT Dems to pioneer trans-inclusive bylaws

Funny thing about gender-inclusive language in various settings — like, for instance, political party bylaws. It’s necessary to ensure equitable treatment of women, but it can have the unintended consequence of limiting transgender participation. 403 more words

Vermont Democratic Party

Women's World Cup: Finals

The WWC final feels like it occurred ages ago, what with the Pan American Games now happening in the Greater Toronto Area. Yet, the experience is still vivid – it was the most exciting and intense sporting experience I have ever been to. 568 more words

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Could I work for you part-time?

In today’s post, Amanda Walsh, PhD candidate, University of Wollongong, explores the stark contrast between the public service’s pronouncements of supporting family-friendly work environments and what happens when  a prospective employee asks the one question that should never be spoken out loud: ‘Could I work for you part-time?’ 610 more words

Employment

Women in the Work Place - the post is more interesting than the title...

Here are some basic facts: It is 2015.  I am a woman.  I work outside the home.

Here are some things that bother me: The title of this post – have you ever read a post called, “Men in the Work Place”?   684 more words

Professional Experiences

Being a woman

Being a woman means getting raped when you say “NO” to him

Being a woman means getting stalked everywhere because he finds you pretty

Being a woman means he can hit you whenever he’s angry or drunk… 45 more words

Society

017. News round-up #4

First female given command of an operational brigade
Thursday 2 July 2015: British Forces News

British Forces News reported that Brigadier Sharon Nesmith has been given command of the 1st United Kingdom Signal Brigade, which provides communications support to any military operation. 407 more words

British Army

Women's World Cup: Highlights from the Third Round of Matches

The third and last round of the group stage had a few nail-biters: Spain vs Korea Republic, Canada vs Netherlands, Australia vs Sweden. The WWC has given us a little bit of everything in terms of quality and style, however Germany and Japan have – by far – been real standouts. 236 more words

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