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After gaffe, Microsoft board to look at gender pay gap, male culture

By Bill Rigby and Sarah McBride SEATTLE/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A well-known picture in tech circles, taken in 1978, shows the first 11 employees at Microsoft. Two are women. One of them left two years later after a pay dispute. … Continue reading

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eBay is winning at gender diversity in technology

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In superhero gender bend, Marvel unveils Thor as a woman

(Reuters) – Comic book superhero character Thor, who first appeared in 1962 and is based on the Norse hammer-wielding god, will now be a woman, publisher Marvel Comics said on Tuesday. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Comedy on gender confusion sweeps French Cesar film awards

PARIS (Reuters) – A comedy about a young man who worships his mother and whose entire family treats him as a girl since childhood swept five trophies at the French Cesar awards ceremony including Best Film and Best Actor. Reuters: … Continue reading

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In new profile feature, Facebook offers choices for gender identity

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – For the first time, Facebook Inc is letting users of its online social network identify themselves as a gender other than male and female. The basic user profile for members in the United … Continue reading

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‘Girls’ go wayward in HBO’s tale of a gender and a generation

PASADENA, California (Reuters) – The four female 20-somethings from Brooklyn in the HBO series “Girls” are in such a funk in the show’s third season that the weirdly whimsical Adam, of all people, comes across as a pillar of stability … Continue reading

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Insight: Tech start-ups show little imagination on board gender diversity

By Sarah McBride and Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – At Pinterest, the online bulletin board service that is valued near $ 3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of … Continue reading

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Beyonce headlines sell-out UK gig to promote gender equality

LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. singer Beyonce performed a set full of female anthems on Saturday at a London concert to raise funds for women’s health, education and justice. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Vietnamese government halts reversal of gender recognition – Gay Star News

Gay Star News Vietnamese government halts reversal of gender recognitionGay Star NewsVietnam's Ministry of Justice has ordered the local government in Binh Phuoc province to halt their decision to reverse their recognition of intersex teacher Pham Le Quynh Tram's gender. … Continue reading

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Vietnamese intersex woman ‘deeply shocked’ at decision to revoke gender … – Gay Star News

Gay Star News Vietnamese intersex woman 'deeply shocked' at decision to revoke gender …Gay Star NewsAn intersex woman in Vietnam who successfully lobbied authorities to change her legally recognized gender from male to female in 2009, is 'deeply shocked' over … Continue reading

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