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How A Gender Conspiracy Theory Is Spreading Across The World

How A Gender Conspiracy Theory Is Spreading Across The World

Gender identity cannot be fluid, according to the Catholic church. Its first extensive document on so-called “gender ideology”, published in June 2019, stated that there are only two genders which are constituted biologically and cannot be “individually chosen”. It also warned that flexible ideas about gender may pose a threat…

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse In The U.S.

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse In The U.S.

Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insurance. But a new study out Saturday highlights the widening gap in who gets to be healthy. Over a 25-year period leading up to 2017, it…

Facebook Won’t Change Its ‘Real Name’ Policy But Will Offer A Workaround

Facebook Won’t Change Its ‘Real Name’ Policy But Will Offer A Workaround

For nearly a decade, marginalised individuals — from transgender people to victims of abuse — have begged Facebook to change its “real name” policy. Over a year after apologising for the controversy, Facebook definitively said it would not change the rules. But it will offer a workaround for some users.