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Skilled Women Break Through Barriers to Entry and Promotion in Trades Work
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, sexism, freedoms, rights, culture, americans, news )

Carrie
- 722 days ago - truth-out.org
Although role models are scarce, training is hard to find and sexism is rampant, determined women are finding professional success and satisfaction in the skilled trades: construction, sheet metal working, welding, pipefitting - and more.
Ignorance and Venom: The Media's Deeply Ingrained Sexism
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Women, gender-bias, media, sexism, NOW, Obama, John Edwards, newspapers, television )

K. A.
- 2412 days ago - now.org
The media create an environment of hostility toward all women! At this moment it feels like Hillary is a stand-in for every woman who has ever tried to get ahead and be taken seriously by the powers that be, but we aren't the only ones facing bias!
When Elephants Weep:On the Emotional Lives of Animals By Jeffrey Masson
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, rights, children, animals, interconnected, speciesism, racism, sexism )

Trish
- 2563 days ago - animalsvoice.com
Humans often behave as if something like us were more worthy of respect than something not like us. Racism can partly be described, if not explained, in this way.
America's Shame: 2 Years After Hurricane Katrina
Society & Culture  (tags: Bush administration's policies, New Orleans, the Gulf Coast, institutional neglect, classism, sexism, racism )

Kemsa
- 2609 days ago - blackagendareport.com
Two years have gone by, and Black America has failed to respond in any coherent fashion to the catastrophe that we call Katrina: the death of a Black city. It was in that place that the United States proved, once and for all time, that Black life.........
Men Would 'Rather Die' Than Admit Gay Affairs
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, gayrights, men, sexism, ethics, suicide )

Ali
- 2722 days ago - news.com.au
AN Australian survey shows married men who have sex with other men would rather commit suicide than risk admitting it and losing their families.
UPDATE: On Yet Another Vicim Arrested for Protecting Her Life.... Admitted Killer Says Husband Abused Her
Society & Culture  (tags: Abuse Victim Stops Abuser!, crime, freedoms, abuse, law, men, murder, police, politics, sexism, women )

Barb
- 2726 days ago - capecodonline.com
The bruises that covered Dr. Ann Marie Gryboski's face when she appeared in court Monday, charged with the murder of her husband, Patrick Lancaster, painted a brutal portrait of the man who allegedly beat her for years...
Mommy Tracked: How the Tenure Process Discriminates Against Female Professors
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, ethics, politics, sexism, discrimination, women )

Lauren
- 2738 days ago - thenation.com
Balancing family and work is one reason why achieving tenure is so difficult for women. The average age of someone applying for tenure is 33, and the review process takes about five years from the day he or she is hired at the institution.
Sex Slavery Widespread in England
Society & Culture  (tags: Slavery, sex trafficking, gynecide, sexism, sexual abuse, Britian )

Rooibos
- 2751 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Young women tricked into coming to England, often by boyfriends, are being sold off in auctions at airport coffee shops as soon as they arrive.
   

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