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  1. LazyLion

    Mogoeng Sends Male Candidate Packing

    Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng abruptly dismissed an aspiring judge on Thursday after he dithered when asked if female candidates should be given preference. Sinky Nkosi, an attorney in Nelspruit, was being interviewed in Cape Town by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) for a vacancy in the...
  2. LazyLion

    Israel Detains 5 Women for Praying at the Western Wall

    Israeli police have detained five women while praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem for performing religious rituals that ultra-Orthodox Jews say are reserved for men. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says about 120 woman arrived for their monthly prayer service Thursday and five were...
  3. LazyLion

    [Updated] US Supreme Court rules on Gay Marriage Case

    The rights of married same-sex couples will come under scrutiny at the US Supreme Court on Wednesday in the second of two landmark cases being considered by the top judicial panel. After the nine justices mulled arguments on a California law that outlawed gay marriage on Tuesday, they will...
  4. LazyLion

    Majority of Russians Hostile to Gays

    A strong majority of Russians are hostile to homosexuals while only four percent say they take a positive view, a public opinion poll showed Wednesday. The poll on attitudes to gay people by Levada independent polling agency comes as Russia's parliament is considering a bill banning...
  5. LazyLion

    Cabinet Worried About Gender Violence

    Cabinet is concerned about the recent spike in rape and the brutalisation of women and children, acting government spokeswoman Phumla Williams said on Thursday. The executive had urged South Africans from all walks of life, young and old, to support the government's work in turning the tide...
  6. LazyLion

    Saudis May Drop Screen for Women Advisers

    A Saudi newspaper says officials may consider dropping plans for a barrier separating men and the newly appointed women in the country's top advisory body. The reports follow the swearing-in ceremony Sunday for the first women in the ultraconservative kingdom's Shura Council. There was no...
  7. LazyLion

    Jon Qwelane guilty of hate speech

    http://mg.co.za/article/2011-05-31-jon-qwelane-guilty-of-hate-speech About time this idiot realised the consequences of shooting his mouth off. :rolleyes:
  8. LazyLion

    Semenya controversy continues

    http://www.pretorianews.co.za/?fSectionId=3534&fArticleId=nw20100826141437307C365625&fFeed=sportnews Well, if she has maintained the same speeds and times even after undergoing this medical procedure... maybe her gender issues were never a factor in the first place? maybe she is just really...
  9. M

    China's Gender Imbalance Could Leave 30 Million Men Without Wives

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  10. LazyLion

    Caster Semenya a Victim - but what about all the other contestants?

    http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=13&art_id=nw20090825145032637C325724 But what about all the other female competitors who took part in the same race? What about their rights? If Caster Semenya has some biological unfair edge over them shouldn't their rights also be taken...
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