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Man who a jury once ruled sexually harassed a female employee named president of WNBA team

Former NBA great Isiah Thomas was named president of the WNBA’s New York Liberty on Tuesday. Thomas was one of the greatest point guards to ever step on the hardwood, but his days as a coach and in the front office are checkered. 117 more words

Human And Civil Rights

There are things we can do to help STOP THE VIOLENCE.

TRIGGER WARNING ~ Violence
from yesterday’s news (5/5/15)

“A man allegedly carved his nickname into a woman’s forearm with a knife while keeping her as his sex slave for a month, an ACT court has heard.

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Women

Feminist Five Thank Domestic and International Support That Secured Their Release

Published: May 6, 2015

Below are excerpts of the letters they posted following their release on April 13, 2015.

 

Wei Tingting (韦婷婷), April 17, 2015   2,362 more words

Reports

Ariel Smilowitz: For U.S. Women, Inequality Takes Many Forms

The gender wage gap is a complex problem, and we’ll need to address factors like race and region to solve it.

Ariel Smilowitz  NextNewDeal.net  April 14, 2015… 832 more words

Constitutional Rights

Cross-Examination: Abortion Law Reform in New Zealand

The Equal Justice Project is a strictly apolitical organisation. We are committed to giving equal expression to, and providing fair critique of, all ideologies and viewpoints. 2,291 more words

Completed Research

Disgusting: You'll Be Shocked By These #HowToSpotAFeminist Tweets

Twitter’s most ignorant users have just taken things to a disturbing new level with the hashtag #howtospotafeminist.

The hashtag—which quite literally asks the incredibly stupid question, “How do you spot a feminist?”—has spawned thousands of tweets that run the gamut from dumb, mean, revolting, and hateful, and all perpetuate nasty, highly offensive stereotypes. 398 more words

Entertainment

The Right To Vote

I have recently been listening to Oprah Winfrey’s book on tape “What I Know For Sure” (also is listed in Recommended Reading section above).  Within this wonderful collection of thoughtful musings is an excerpt where Oprah tells the story of a black man in his 50s, setting out to walk six miles to cast his vote for the very first time.  212 more words