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STEM education for all

Everyone deserves to have access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) resources, programs and opportunities regardless of their race, religion or gender. This should go without saying, but a recent event has demonstrated that even today, politics can come between girls and STEM opportunities by preventing an all-girls team from Afghanistan from entering the United States for an international robotics competition.

Hidden no more

Hidden Figures, the story of three African American women that helped put the first man on the moon, is a powerful movie that shows the strength of many African Americans in the face of the adversity. It's a beautifully done, emotional movie that tells a story that everyone should know.

Who's in line for the girl's bathroom?

As a first grader at Eagleside Elementary School in Fountain, Colo., Mathis is treated no differently than any other female student, except for one thing: she can't use the girls' bathroom.

TechnoLogical: Twitter communicates unclear policy toward hate speech

Last week, Twitter took action against offensive content on its site by blocking a neo-Nazi account and deleting racist tweets, causing controversy and accusations of censorship among its users.

Unwavering discrimination

After the Boys Scouts of America banned Jennifer Tyrell from her son's Cub Scout troop for her sexuality, we are reminded of how all to similar this is to racial discrimination.

40 years after Title IX, the fight lives on

Keeling Pilaro, 13, has been playing his favorite sport since he was five years old, but now finds that gender discrimination goes both ways.

Beauty bigotry

Donald Trump and his "Miss Universe" organization are choosing to hide behind their rules rather than face the world's opinions on equality.
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