Monthly Archives: November 2004

Title IX at the Court

Tweet As reports, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments today on sex discrimination in school sports. At issue is whether Congress intended to allow lawsuits by those who complain of gender bias — even if they are not direct victims — when it passed Title IX barring discrimination in any educational program receiving federal [...]
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Pre-natal racism

TweetThe Chicago Sun-Times reported today that the stress of racism on pregnant African American women may cause their children to be born with a low birth-weight. According to the article, several studies recently published in the American Journal of Public Health found that the “psychological stress of experiencing racial discrimination is at least partly responsible” [...]
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Law Students Unite!

TweetAre you a law student? Can you make it to the Boston Area in February? If so, this post is for you. Law Students For Choice is holding their first ever national conference on February 5th and 6th at Harvard Law School. Confirmed legal panels include international reproductive rights issues, abstinence-only education, Latina priorities in [...]
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TweetThe Washington Post reported today that a “federal appeals court prohibited the government from withholding funds from colleges and universities that refuse to cooperate with military recruiters because of the Pentagon’s discrimination against gays in the armed forces.” RIGHT ON! This is wonderful news. Here’s the deal: Colleges and law schools around the country have [...]
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Feministing Tech Problems: Finally fucking over

TweetThanks to everyone for their patience over the last few days. We’ve been going slightly nuts trying to figure out what the problem was with the site. Most of the comments are missing for now, but we’re in the process of putting them back up. But from now on (because of the insane amount of [...]
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