Tag: sexism

Retreat considers sexism, gender identity

One of the final sessions of this year’s  diversity retreat sessions focused on gender identity, sexism and gender stereotypes. About 15 community members attended the April 22 event, part of the series put on by the Center of Multicultural Services, which focused this year on justice, diversity and equity.

Commentary: Parental dress codes overstep boundaries

Carlotta Outley Brown, the principal of James Madison High School in Houston, Texas, has implemented a dress code policy for parents of enrolled students as of April 9.

Leveling the Playing Field: Sexism kicks out female soccer fans

I was not born on a soccer field, but close enough.

Cyber assault degrades Marines

More than two dozen female Marines were violated and degraded by their fellow servicemen who posted nude photos of them accompanied by their names, rank and military station in early March.

Leveling the Playing Field: Women sports journalists are underrepresented in soccer coverage

Kay Murray’s extensive record as a soccer journalist in three different countries speaks for itself. The host of beIN Sports’ “The Express Xtra,” born in Middlesbrough, England, was an anchor at Spanish club Real Madrid’s TV for six years and co-hosted the Ballon d’Or 2011 and 2012 ceremonies.

Commentary: You can’t play with us

When reports emerged that Harvard University’s men’s soccer team had an annual tradition of ranking players from the women’s team by attractiveness, using sexually explicit and lewd terms to comment on their appearance, the standard punishment was expected: a gentle slap on the wrist, if that.

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