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A Fish Is the Last to Discover Water: Impressions From the Ellen Pao Trial

On Tuesday, my fiancé and I took our daughters out of school, canceled my meetings for the day, and, for the first time, walked into the San Francisco Superior Court. 1,213 more words

Voices

Another Perspective on Kairos

It was not very long ago that Jim Norton, a stand up comedian himself, who spoke to a radio show about the idea of liberal censorship. 1,153 more words

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Sexism in Transphobia

I am privy to all sorts of conversations about trans people in my school. Maybe they’re more common than I thought, or maybe I just attract them like moths to a flame. 620 more words

Sex (Trafficking and Sexism) - reflections on the CSW events this year.

For the second year members of our staff agreed to attend several of the many sessions taking place during the 59th year of the UN’s focus of meeting sponsored by CSW (Commission on the Status of Women).  993 more words

Women's Rights/Human Rights

He plays football because he WANTS to

Our society lays many restrictions. Any one particular individual defying a few societal constraints is often shunned. Our mindset is normalised to the traditional gender roles set up by society. 616 more words

Feminism

From “Cyber-Democracy” To Mob Justice: How Far Is Too Far?

With the second series of Dapper Laughs pulled by ITV, and Julien Blanc, also known as the ‘rape guru’, denied a UK visa, one cannot deny the power of cyber democracy. 51 more words

Society

The New Republic: UN Women has dumped Uber, and you should too

This week at TNR, I wrote about why I’m glad that UN Women has backed out of their partnership with ridesharing service Uber, which was designed to create a million new driving jobs for women by 2020: 273 more words

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