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Commonwealth Secretariat
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding
Economic Community of West African States
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen countries, founded in 1975. Its mission is to promote economic integration in "all fields of economic activity, particularly industry, transport...
International Development Law Organization
IDLO is an international intergovernmental organization dedicated to promoting the rule of law and good governance in developing countries, countries in economic transition and in those emerging from armed conflict. We pursue ou...
Museum of Sex
When the Museum of Sex first emerged on New York City's Fifth Avenue on October 5, 2002, it was without precedent in the museum world. With its inaugural award-winning exhibition, NYCSEX: How New York Transformed Sex in America, ...
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
The ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives honours the past, celebrates the present, and enriches the future of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We foster acceptance of sexual and gender diversity by supporting educ...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
With 56 States drawn from Europe, Central Asia and America, the OSCE is the world's largest regional security organization, bringing comprehensive and co-operative security to a region that stretches from Vancouver to Vladivostok....
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established when its Charter was formally adopted on December 8, 1985 by the Heads of State or Government of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and...
United Nations Human Rights Council
The Human Rights Council is an inter-governmental body within the UN system made up of 47 States responsible for strengthening the promotion and protection of human rights around the globe. The Council was created by the UN Genera...
World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the common sense. We are made up of two unique development institutions owned by 185 member coun...
World Meterological Organization
The WMO is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting dist...

News Releases

Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
2009-06-02
International Federation of Journalists
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
2009-05-28
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IFJ launches gender campaign for Asia-Pacific's women in media
2015-03-16
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates have begun a campaign of gender action and discussion aimed at recognizing the vital role of women in the media and the need for ri...
International Women's Day Centenary sees largest ever activity
2011-03-07
March 8 sees the highest level of global women's activity ever witnessed as groups celebrate the International Women's Day centenary.
IPS Africa Launches Reporting Gender-Based Violence Handbook
2010-01-03
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa has launched a new handbook for reporters to support sustained media coverage of gender-based violence beyond 16 Days of No Violence Against Women and Children.
Sources welcomes Susan McCord
2009-06-08
Susan McCord, "Beavertalk.COM" Internet Talk Show Host, Producer, Writer
Sources welcomes a new member, Susan McCord, "Beavertalk.COM" Internet Talk Show Host, Producer, Writer.
The price of one lie is the loss of many truths (TM)
2010-03-31
Does a 4000-year-old law harm us today? You bet it does. Names coming out of that law are in our language today and are being used everyday.
WACC and IFJ Launch Resource Kit to Strengthen Gender-Ethical Journalism
2012-12-02
International Federation of Journalists
The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) launch a new resource to promote gender ethical journalism.

Sources Select Resources

The Bro Job: Why 'Straight' Men Secretly Have Sex With Each Other
Weisman, Carrie
Article
2015
AlterNet
The term "bro job" generally refers to sex acts taking place between heterosexual men. The phenomenon was recently explored by Dr. Jane Ward in her book Not Gay: Sex Between Straight White Men, who su...
Content Magazine - Number 55
September 1975
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The Emperor's New Penis
The Same Sexual Threats, the Same Silence for Women
Keith, Lierre; Jensen, Derrick
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Right now the gender fundamentalists are doing their best to shut down dialogue. They've damaged books — books that don’t even mention their concern — pressured bookstores, and silenced speakers sched...
Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
Feminist Perspectives on Trans issues
Article
2009
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The relationship between feminism and transgender theory and politics is surprisingly fraught. The goal in this entry is to outline some of the key philosophical issues at the intersections, and this ...
Getting the Balance Right
Gender Equality in Journalism
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Gender equality in journalism.
If gender identity debate at U of T was about free speech, then the battle is truly lost
Blatchford, Christie
Article
2016
National Post
A recounting and criticism of the public debate over Bill C-16 and the Ontario Human Rights code, held in response to the remarks of University of a University of Toronto professor about transgender p...
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IPS Africa Launches Reporting Gender-Based Violence Handbook
Sources News Release
Article
2010
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa has launched a new handbook for reporters to support sustained media coverage of gender-based violence beyond 16 Days of No Violence Against Women and Children.
Masters and Johnson
Article
The Masters and Johnson research team, composed of William Masters and Virginia E. Johnson, pioneered research into the nature of human sexual response and the diagnosis and treatment of sexual disord...
Media Still Struggling to Break Gender Barriers in Cambodia
Corporal, Lynette Lee
Article
2009
IPS
Cambodia's media organisations are a 'battleground' for old ways and new approaches when it comes to gender.
A queer take on Safe Schools and identity politics
Copland, Simon; Riley, Benjamin
Article
2016
Overland
In recent weeks, the debate over the Safe Schools Coalition anti-bullying program has intensified, taking what is in many ways a bizarre turn. The brief suspension of program architect Roz Ward from h...
Reporting Gender Based Violence
A Handbook for Journalists
Article
2009
Inter Press Service (IPS)
Violence Against Women has presented particular challenges to the media and to society because of the way it has been consigned to the "private" sphere -- dampening public discussion and stifling medi...
The Tragic Transgender Contagion
French, David
Article
2016
National Review
Anguished parents note that entire peer groups seem determined to 'transition' together.

Sources Bookshelf

Content Magazine - Number 55
September 1975
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Eating Fire
Family Life, on the Queer Side
Riordon, Michael
Book
2001
An inside look at a rainbow of relationships, sexual and otherwise, that gay, lesbian, and transgendered people create to animate their lives: lovers, partners, parents/kids, quick tricks, torrid affa...
Masters and Johnson on Sex and Human Loving
Masters, William H., Johnson, Virginia E, Kolodny, Robert C.
Book
1985
Sex researchers William H. Masters, Virginia E. Johnson, and Robert C. Kolodny present a comprehensive and readable survey of their findings on the complexities - biological, psychological, and social...
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.

Media

Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal
A journal devoted to current scholarship and approaches to the discipline of Women's and Gender Studies.


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