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Gender’s heavy lifting

On the mark

What kind of strength and power are we cultivating when we train our bodies and minds, and in service to what values? Are we simply putting on armor, or are we taking enough time to stretch, to be pliant and flexible? What kind of men are we trying to become?
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Silence must be broken on gender-based sexual violence

Near the end of his final term, former president Barack Obama consoled a nonbinary person coming out on live television, saying, “We are moving in the right direction (on gender equity) … in part because of courageous and young people like yourself — so stick with it.” This New Year’s,
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UC Regents must address discrimination on campus

How many sex discrimination and harassment complaints against the University of California does it take for the UC Board of Regents to understand that it has a very serious problem on its hands and take action? I am a longtime plaintiffs civil rights and employment attorney in Oakland and a
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