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In the immediate aftermath of Trayvon Martin’s death, The Talk was a buzzphrase in many mouths.  The Talk – the cautions, warnings,...
At a time when twelve states have legalized same-sex marriage, it appears that LGBTQ rights are moving in a positive direction, even politically....
 Prior to the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) in 2011, an estimated 48,500 lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals...
*By Kate MeyerLast week Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, and Preeta Bansal...

News

  • October 21, 2010

    WeNews: Human rights groups in India have called for the end of the so-called "two-finger" rape test, citing that the test is physically invasive and uses a victim's previous sexual experience against her.


  • October 19, 2010

    NY Times: Although gays and lesbians have more freedom in India than they used to, lesbians in India still face more discrimination due to the social pressure faced by Indian women to get married and to bear children.  Those who are brave enough...


  • October 13, 2010

    NPR: Six women have filed a lawsuit against Citibank claiming "recessionary discrimination," stating that the company laid off thousands of female employees while retaining less-qualified men.  In addition, middle and senior...


  • September 28, 2010

    New research titled 'The downside of religious attire: the Muslim headscarf and expectations of obtaining employment,' surveyed over 200 American Muslim women on their job seeking experience. The survey found that the women were subjected to...


  • September 22, 2010

    CNN: On Wednesday, a Florida appeals court overturned a ban on adoptions by gays and lesbians, declaring it unconsitutional.   The law was over three deacades old, and was ruled unconstitutional.  However, the appeals court does not have the...