Articles in Category: AWR Guest Blogs

Sex Workers Have Rights Too

Maggie mcneillGuest blog post by Maggie McNeill, sex work advocate.

Susan notes: Guest blogger McNeill (otherwise known as The Honest Courtesan), and I disagree on many subjects. However, we are united in the belief that there is no shame in freely choosing to express one’s sexuality in the manner one wishes, and that includes getting paid for it, if that is one’s choice....

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5 Ways To Achieve National Gender Parity

Dianne DixonGuest blog post by business owner Dianne Dixon.

According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap report 2011, four of the top five nations that have taken significant steps toward achieving gender parity are Nordic. They are: Iceland, Norway, Finland, and Sweden; Ireland rounds out the quintet.

The report was based on five years of data from 135 countries; it measured gender gap ratios in the following major categories: 

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Excuse Me? I'm Not A Cow Or A Pig. I'm A Woman.

Soraya ChemalyGuest blog post: Soraya Chemaly is a feminist starist and media critic. This excellent piece was originally published on The Huffington Post.

This week the Georgia State legislature debated a bill in the House, that would make it necessary for a woman to carry a stillborn baby until she 'naturally' goes into labor just as, according to Representative Terry England, pregnant cows and pigs do.

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