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Conservative leadership favourite totally opposed to abortion and marriage equality.
Part of me would *love* for him to be their leader at the next election, because it would doom them.
And part of me worries - what if he got in?
abortion  lgbt  marriage  equality  Conservatives 
september 2017 by andrewducker
And so the pendulum swings...
U.S. Census data from 2001 reveals childless women who have never married earn 117 percent of their childless male counterparts, when the comparison controls for education, hours worked and age. Furthermore, 2004 Census Bureau data shows that “a part-time working woman makes $1.10 for every dollar made by her male counterpart.

Four-fifths of the 2.74 million people who lost their jobs between November 2007 and November 2008 were men

And more...
men  women  equality 
july 2009 by andrewducker
Equal pay claims: Who is worth more to society, a classroom assistant or a gravedigger?
Anything perceived to be a caring role, looking after children and old people, has always been rewarded less well than the predominantly male jobs, partly because the skills women bring to the work are regarded as innate, rather than qualities they need to be specifically rewarded for.
UK  feminism  equality 
march 2009 by andrewducker

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