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Incoming Citadel freshman on August 19, 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina.

The Citadel Mulls Muslim ‘Hijab’ Uniform Exception

The Citadel is reviewing a request from a female Muslim student who has been admitted to the military college that she receive an exception to uniform regulations and be permitted to wear a hijab.

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UK Govt To Businesses: Employ More Transgender Staff Now!

The British Government’s ‘conservative’ Minister for Women and Equalities, Nicky Morgan, today announced two new sets of guidelines demanding special treatment in private business for both transgendered employees and customers. The documents encourage business to change their “culture”, allow people

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ESPN’s Jemele Hill: ‘Racism and Classism’ Exist in Sports Endorsements

While talking about endorsement deals in sports on MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry,” ESPN2 talk-show co-host Jemele Hill responded to Melissa Harris-Perry bringing up that Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova makes $10 million more than Williams, even though Williams is more successful

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Lesbians Earn More Than Straight Women, Researchers Find

Lesbians earn 12 percent more than their straight counterparts, according to a global study. Researchers have said that the result is “puzzling”, but postulated that lesbian women may be more willing to take on jobs traditionally associated with masculine traits.

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Florida Judge Issues State’s First Gay Divorce

With the legal privilege of gay marriage comes the need to break those ties, and Florida has now racked up its first gay divorce, reports say. One of the Sunshine State’s judges—who helped with a case that ruled a ban on gay marriage