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German birth certificates will allow “blank” gender

TweetGerman parents will be able to select not just male and female but “blank” on their children’s birth certificates, starting this November. Although both Australia and New Zealand offers citizens the option of selecting x for their gender on their passports, Germany is the first country that has introduced a law that adds a third [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Check out Dean Spade’s trans* politics manifesto. Since when does VICE produce good reporting on sexual violence? Minors with disabilities held in solidarity confinement in San Francisco juvenile hall. Little Libertarians on the prairie. More research on encouraging girls to pursue STEM. The Pentagon’s new plan to combat military sexual assault doesn’t do enough. [...]
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Israel bans German Nobel Laureate over this poem

TweetSunday, The Israeli Government barred¬†German author Gunter Grass from entering Israel over a poem the Nobel Laureate wrote on Israel, Iran and nuclear weapons. So called pro-Israel Hawks often accuse people who are critical of Israeli policy of anti-Semitism. I, myself, have had the honor of being called a self-loathing Jew. But what makes Grass’s [...]
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