45 Years to Equality is Too Long

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Imagine the year 2057. What does it look like? Are you picturing driverless cars, tiny tablet supercomputers, and everyone wearing a pair of Google glasses? Are you picturing a country where women finally earn as much as men?

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For Better or For Worse: The Fight over Single Parenting

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“It’s better to be raised by a single mom.” “It’s worse to be raised by a single mother.” The first argument cited above was written by a single mother who believes that her choice to raise her children on her own gave them “grit.” The second argument was made by a man raised by a […]

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When It Comes to the War on Women: Past is Prologue

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Mad Men is about to make Emmy history with the highest number of nominations for a drama series. The show depicts an era of American history when the priorities, preferences, and opinions of men prevailed in the public and private spheres of American life, often to the detriment of women. While the show is set […]

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The Effect of Title IX on Women’s and Men’s Sports Participation

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Title IX, an amendment to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, stated that “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…”  Passed on this day in […]

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Pass Law to Expose Unfair Pay

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Imagine sitting at your desk at work and overhearing a co-worker sharing the good news about his or her latest raise, bumping his or her salary to $50,000. You have worked at the company five years longer, in the same position and your salary is $5,000 lower.

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