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Birth Control And Female Sexuality Put On Trial Again As SCOTUS Hears Zubik v. Burwell

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard a major case regarding the Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit on Wednesday, Zubik v Burwell.  As Vox has noted, Zubik bears certain similarities to Hobby Lobby, which ruled in 2014 that “closely-held corporations” did not have to comply with the regulation under the ACA requiring all employer …

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Fired Staffer Accuses Trump And His Campaign Of Rampant Sexism And Wage Discrimination

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File this one somewhere between “duh” and “would you really have expected otherwise?” A former staffer from Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign has alleged that the campaign pays women staffers far less than men working the same position and that sexism is rampant from top-down throughout the campaign organization. As first …

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Migrants take to the streets in Cologne: “We are refugees from Syria. “We’re against racism, sexism and war.”

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Migrants in Germany have arranged their own protests against the New Years Eve attacks against women at the Cologne cathedral.  Reports of attacks on that night have now grown to over 500, leading primarily men to take to the street with signs declaring that not all migrants are responsible. The …

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Women in Tech: Study shows 60% of Silicon Valley women experience sexual harassment at work

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The latest study from ElephantInTheValley.Com surveyed more than 200 women who have worked in Silicon Valley for at least 10 years.  Their results are unequivocally negative for women in these careers.  60% of women have been sexually harassed at work, 65% of whom  were subject to unwanted sexual advances from …

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