Flashpoints in the Arab World. The Problem with Normalized Sexism

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Tunisian demonstrators flash victory signs during a solidarity rally with the victims of Sidi Bouzid clashes on January 8, 2011 in Tunis.

Journalist Scott Anderson spent 18 months reporting in the Middle East for a special issue of The New York Times Magazine. National Geographic's Erik Vance reports on the lost empire of the ancient Mayans. Brazilian writer and human rights activist Alexandre Vidal Porto talks about his novel, Sergio Y, which tells the story of 17-year-old Sergio, who identifies as transgender, from the perspective of his therapist. Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, shares the voices of women speaking up about casual sexism.