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10 offensively terrible dating tips from the religious right

Who’d have thought Pat Robertson’s ideas about sex and relationships are totally backward. Oh right, everyone<p>We may have survived yet another war on Christmas. But we must remain vigilant. For the very same secularist, Muslim, homosexualist, communist, atheist freedom-haters who try to take the …

Wealthy Women Can Afford to Reject Marriage, but Poor Women Can't

Higher-income "single ladies" often push back against "patriarchy." But the statistics don't lie: Low-income, unmarried women face significant economic challenges when they stay single.<p>In a <i>Wall Street Journal</i> editorial this week, Bush administration press secretary Ari Fleischer wrote that …

Legalized Prostitution: A Failed Experiment

If only the world of prostitution were that simple. The sad fact is, where there is prostitution there is also sex trafficking, for when the demand …

Supreme Court prostitution ruling forces policy issue on Harper

Call it the world's oldest legislative headache.<p>A Conservative government that hoped to restore its fortunes in 2014 by talking about pipelines, international trade and victims of crime now will have to deal with the world's oldest profession.<p>The Supreme Court of Canada effectively gutted Canada's …

Yes, Men Should Do More Housework

Who should do the dishes? An investigation.<p>Despite the dramatic changes in gender norms in the last few decades, there is one domain where men have steadfastly refused to make tremendous gains: Chores. Wives who are primary breadwinner in the house? Hardly unusual. Husbands who are passionate …

Global development professionals network,Global development,Policy and advocacy,Leadership,Africa,Equality,Charities,Women in Leadership,Gender,Millennium development goals,Poverty<p>We speak with Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International, about giving women access to power and the …

Pope Francis Takes on Global Slavery

This week, at the urging of Pope Francis, dozens of thinkers, doctors and religious leaders came to the Vatican to discuss ways to more effectively …

Let's save Africa! - Gone wrong

Stereotypes

Dude, Man Up: An Exploration of Gendered Language

By Julie Mastrine,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1auWswR<p>Walking down the street often takes a lot out of me. Sometimes, the conversations I …

Gender and the Body Language of Power - Sociological Images

<i>We’re celebrating the end of the year with our most popular posts from 2013, plus a few of our favorites tossed in. Enjoy!</i><p>Philosopher Sandra Lee …