Equity in the News 3-31-08

March 31, 2008

Record levels in pregnancy-discrimination complaints to regulators suggests more women are speaking up about suspected workplace bias.

A federal judge has ruled that leaders of a prominent Southern Baptist seminary who believe women are biblically forbidden from teaching men were within their rights when they told a female professor to leave.

Surveys abound showing that women in academe (and the rest of society) earn less than men. Likewise theories abound for why this is the case, so many years after it ceased to be acceptable for deans (or other bosses) to automatically assume a woman could make do with less.

The latest study by the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport shows women’s college basketball players do far better academically than men.

The Disney princesses aren’t sweet and innocent. They’re a gang of vicious hoodlums, and they’re plotting against you.

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