Jamie Gordon

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Why the Workplace Gender Gap Is Worse for Women of Color

Though the last couple of years have wrought a number of flashy initiatives aimed at increasing gender and racial equality at certain companies, men …

Kesha v Dr Luke: This is why we need to call out victim blaming - fast

Women: if you come up against a powerful man, don’t bother saying anything. If you do? You’ll be the one who’s punished.<p>Shocking it may be, but this is the message being sent to young women following the recent legal battle fought by Kesha. The 28-year-old singer filed a lawsuit against Sony asking …

Manchester Police Warnings: Victim Blaming, Sexual Violence and the Myth of the 'Monster'

There is a man sexually assaulting young women in Manchester City Centre at night. This is information that the public, especially young women, need …

Men Ask Me to Explain Things to Them

I was really surprised by how many of the emails I received in response to "To Men I Love, About Men Who Scare Me" were from actual men.<p>Men have reached out to express their sympathy and to offer their apologies. They've sent emails to talk about their wives or their daughters, and how they're …

Feminism

What will I tell my Daughter?

The verdict that was handed down in the Jian Ghomeshi trial has left me with a feeling of complete hopelessness. It wasn't so much the verdict itself that left me feeling so confused; I expected nothing else but rather the treatment of the victims that has left me almost speechless.<p>I truly thought …

Brazil

It's never her fault: End the victim-blaming

If we refuse to acknowledge the truth of sexual assault - that it is solely the fault of the perpetrator - we cannot expect rates of sexual violence …

Supreme Court deeply divided over religious freedom, reproductive rights

WASHINGTON — An epic legal clash between religious liberty and reproductive rights left the Supreme Court deeply divided Wednesday, raising the likelihood that the justices will deadlock over a challenge by religious non-profits to the federal government's so-called "contraceptive mandate."<p>In a …

Judiciary

The Crazy New Ways Indiana Will Restrict Abortion

Reproductive rights advocates are warning that Indiana has become one of the most dangerous states for pregnant women, thanks to the governor’s …

Rights & Freedoms

Michigan Women Fight Back Against Attacks to Their Reproductive Rights

Blog<p>From the desk of ... Brooke Tucker, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Michigan, Repro Health Watch<p>Michigan Women Fight Back Against Attacks to Their …

Physiology

100 years of fighting for reproductive rights

Former leaders of Planned Parenthood of NM stay dedicated to mission

Planned Parenthood

UN CSW: debating women’s reproductive rights or a “culture of death” ?

In a cynical ploy, conservative religious groups based in the Global North now frame reproductive rights advocacy in the Global South as the …

Rights & Freedoms

The ugly truth about equal pay for women in the tech industry

But it's also an unquestionably male-dominated industry with a clear undercurrent of sexism.<p>One place where that sexism is present is in the paychecks of women, finds a recent report by job hunting site Glassdoor.<p>Glassdoor examined its database of hundreds of thousands of self-reported salaries, …

Employment

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More than just a game, female soccer players fight for equal pay for women everywhere

This can be a game changer, not just for soccer and sports, but for little girls and grown women everywhere.<p>Mark your calendars, because today is the …

3 Women Are Killed Every Day By Their Partners. Here Are 59 Ideas On How To Stop The Violence.

We asked survivors, advocates and experts how to reduce fatal domestic violence.<p>Did you know that in the U.S., more women are killed by intimate partners -- their boyfriends, husbands and exes -- than any other type of perpetrator?<p>On average, that works out to three women dead every single day.<p>Last …

Domestic violence case against Jose Reyes to be dropped

Rockies infielder Jose Reyes was supposed to go on trial next week for domestic violence in Hawaii. Now that isn’t going to happen. The prosecutor in …

Baseball

Are judges failing to jail domestic violence killers for long enough?

"If there is to be an increase in the prevailing sentencing standards for the murder of domestic partners, however, it must occur incrementally."<p>But …

Crime