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  • by Healy Ko on Monday, April 1, 2013 - 8:20am
    Ximena Monreal* hoisted a banner that read “Congratulations New Citizens! Register to Vote Today!” It was 1996, the height of national debates over welfare and immigration reforms, and Monreal was...
  • by Annelise Heinz on Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 10:59am
    “My own view is that color-blind admissions policies come several centuries too late and at least a generation too early,” law professor Deborah Rhode told a Stanford audience, making an ethics-based...
  • by Alison Wynn on Monday, January 7, 2013 - 8:15am
    Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into law, giving employees the right to take unpaid leave for certain family or medical reasons. But over the...
  • by Anais Berland on Thursday, January 3, 2013 - 8:00am
    Years before Rep. Todd Akin’s “legitimate rape” comments illuminated the ongoing fight over legal definitions, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) faced the...
  • by Lily Bixler on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 8:26am
    When a Los Angeles police car ran over and killed Susan Burton’s 5-year-old son, her sorrow led her to alcohol and drugs. Her poor black community did not have counseling services, but it was a hot...
  • by Lindsay Owens on Saturday, February 11, 2012 - 2:44am
    The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research is committed to empowering women’s voices and leadership on the Stanford campus and beyond.  To promote this goal, the Clayman Institute is...
  • by Katherine Marino on Monday, October 3, 2011 - 1:26pm
    When Eman al-Obeidy burst into the Rixos hotel in Tripoli, desperately relating her tale of gang rape at the hands of Libyan...
  • by Natalie Marine-Street on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 5:00am
    An impressive collection of Stanford’s “first women” gathered at the Clayman Institute for Gender Research recently to learn about the “wreaths of triumph” and “strains of struggle” experienced by an...
  • by Alison Perlberg on Sunday, July 31, 2011 - 2:20am
     Are Blacks fully human? Are they less “evolved” than Whites? Are they worthy of the same moral regard?Popular answers to these questions are not as straightforward as one would predict in a...
  • by gender news on Monday, June 28, 2010 - 5:33am
    Originally published in the Daily Beast by...

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