Thursday, July 19, 2018

Austrian court to consider 3rd gender identity

By Christian Michelides - File:VfGH - Verhandlung Wahlanfechtung.jpg, File:VfGH - Verhandlung Wahlanfechtung 2.jpg, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=49681228 https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/austrian-court-to-consider-3rd-gender-identity-in-records/2018/03/19/287d3274-2b8a-11e8-8dc9-3b51e028b845_story.html?utm_term=.bcc87faff678 Austria’s Constitutional Court says it will consider whether a third gender should be an option for official records, taking up the case of a person who unsuccessfully sought to have their entry changed to

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#Gender #equality #correlates #male-on-female #murder

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/10/fear-of-a-female-president/497564/ It gets worse. In a study of several hundred people, Jennifer Berdahl of the University of British Columbia found that women who “deviated from traditional gender roles—by occupying a ‘man’s’ job or having a ‘masculine’ personality” were disproportionately targeted for sexual harassment. But sexual harassment isn’t more likely only when women

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#Australians #reject #marriage #equality

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2017/sep/25/australian-voters-support-for-marriage-equality-falling-poll-shows Support for same-sex marriage has fallen during the national survey on the issue, according to Newspoll. The proportion of voters who support same-sex marriage now stands at 57%, compared to 63% in August and 62% in September last year. The no vote has lifted to 34%, from 30% in August and 32%

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#Nelson #cafe #tokenism #gender #pay #gap #awareness

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/food-wine/food-news/95801384/nelson-cafe-charges-men-more-than-women-to-raise-gender-pay-gap-awareness "It's an institutional sexism issue so it's going to take a whole cultural change to address that," Jamieson said. "There's legislation to look at, there are behaviours and attitudes from employers in business." At the end of the week, the money raised will be given to a woman in the community. "We're hoping

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Business organizations and approaches to gender equality

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/introducing-gender-integrated-workplace-model-vanessa-d-fisher?trk=prof-post The Gender Integrated approach retains the value of the first two approaches. For example, learning to be more assertive, risk-taking, declarative, and direct—what have been deemed more traditionally “masculine” traits—are all valuable skill sets for women to learn to help them be more effective in the workplace. A Gender Integrated

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Judith Collins contends women have more of a use-by date in politics

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/288360/how-sexist-is-new-zealand-politics Ms King, who was first elected in 1984, was the obvious choice as "Labour's best performer" but people always want a "shiny new face", Ms Collins says. In the politics game, she says, it is seen as a bad thing for a female politician to be middle-aged - despite all the

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Gender economic equality correlates with higher rates of male-on-female murder

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/10/fear-of-a-female-president/497564/ It gets worse. In a study of several hundred people, Jennifer Berdahl of the University of British Columbia found that women who “deviated from traditional gender roles—by occupying a ‘man’s’ job or having a ‘masculine’ personality” were disproportionately targeted for sexual harassment. But sexual harassment isn’t more likely only when women

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