Victor Mather writes for The New York Times, “Players from the Liberty and the Indiana Fever spoke out in dismay Thursday after the W.N.B.A. fined them for wearing T-shirts intended to raise awareness in the aftermath of recent shootings by and of the… Read more »
“Hillary Rodham Clinton is set to make history this week as the first woman presidential nominee of a major political party, a milestone all but unthinkable a generation ago. Though she wasn’t an early women’s rights activist, Clinton was fortunate to… Read more »
German Lopez of Vox writes, “In most states, it’s legal for an employer to fire workers simply because they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. The cause isn’t a religious freedom law, like the one that sparked a major battle over LGBTQ rights… Read more »
“It is no surprise that, at 11 million workers and counting, the restaurant industry is among the fast-growing sectors of our economy. Our nation’s love affair with dining out is unparalleled. But sadly, even if the food and the service are great, too… Read more »
A federal judge ruled the world champion U.S. women’s soccer team does not have the right to strike to seek improved conditions and wages before the Summer Olympics, seeming to end the prospect of an unprecedented disruption by one of the most successful American national teams.
Think about this. According to Reuters/Ipsos polling in February, the Vermont senator received his strongest support among black voters from those aged 18-29—but only a third of that group backed him. That’s right. For all the talk about Sanders’ unqualified young voter support, Clinton had a double-digit lead among the youngest black voters nationwide.
An Analysis of Washington D.C.’s “Empowering Males of Color” Initiative
Harvard said a policy starting in fall 2017 would block students who join unrecognized single-sex groups from holding leadership positions in student government and athletic teams, or getting an endorsement from the college for prestigious scholarships.
Starting with Harvard’s Class of 2021, undergraduate members of unrecognized single-gender social organizations will be banned from holding athletic team captaincies and leadership positions in all recognized student groups. They will also be ineligible for College endorsement for top fellowships like the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships.
Several local organizations staged a protest rally against racism and sexism Saturday, April 9, at the corner of Clinton and Springfield avenues, adjacent to the Irvington Bus Terminal.
Ms. Karvonides is Harvard’s first Title IX officer, leading a new bureaucracy that oversees how the institution responds to complaints of sexual violence under Title IX, the federal law that governs gender equity in education. She is one of a rapidly growing number of Title IX employees on campuses nationwide, as colleges spend millions to hire lawyers, investigators, case workers, survivor advocates, peer counselors, workshop leaders and other officials to deal with increasing numbers of these complaints.
While access to health care in terms of saving, killing, or replacing the Affordable Care Act is a popular topic on the campaign trail, candidates’ medical focus is still on our reproductive organs. Even when politicians talk about cancer, the focus is usually breast cancer. To paraphrase Ronald Reagan in one of his better movie roles, what about the rest of me?