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Minnesota resident Julie Vidna holds a sign in support of same-sex marriage outside the MN House chamber. (MPR Photo/Jennifer Simonson).

The Minnesota House has just approved gay marriage! View more amazing photos of the day’s events here.

Ariel Castro has been charged  in the horrific rape and kidnapping case in Cleveland.

It’s a busy week for Canadian feminism: WAM has new research on the Canadian feminist blogosphere, and Naomi Klein spoke with writer, activist, and Idle No More’s Leanne Simpson.

On depression.

Israel is moving to end gender segregation in public spaces.

“Talent should not have a gender.”

We’ll have more on this tomorrow, but over 100 well-known artists have formed a movement called Migration is Beautiful and are calling on Congress and President Obama to pass humane, inclusive and just immigration reform.
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  1. Posted May 9, 2013 at 11:04 pm | Permalink

    This is great. This filmmaker is putting up his own firm’s money to deliberately promote female performers and directors. America needs this. Even based on box office gross alone, female stars and directors should receive fair treatment in Hollywood.

    “Talent does not have a gender at all and it should not have a gender.”

    “New faces, new stars and the new breeding talents are the only future (of the industry). Today, we will give them platform, and tomorrow they will be the stars. And we have to leverage that star value they bring to the table,” Karan said.

    Read more: http://india.nydailynews.com/entertainmentarticle/941a4d5ccabbecb59992dfb131c87e1e/talent-should-not-have-a-gender-karan-johar#ixzz2Sr4RJpvf

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