Tag Archive for equal rights

Guest Post: Pretty Young Professionals

The following post was written by Amanda Pouchot, co-founder of Pretty Young Professional. I don’t care what they say about progress: women are still lagging behind.  Although women make up more than half of all college graduates and PhD candidates,…

Rally for Girl’s Sports

Last year, our town was considering changing from one high school athletic league to another. I didn’t play any sports in high school and don’t follow any teams (outside of baseball, of course). But when I heard that the league…

Language Matters

Tonight our town meeting voted on whether or not to increase the “supplemental annual allowance …  to widows of disabled public employees, pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 32, Section 10.” When I read the article in the reports and…

Cheerleading Not a Sport

A federal judge has determined competitive cheerleading is not a federal sport. The ruling stems from a lawsuit originally filed by Quinnipiac College volleyball players after the school cancelled their sport and added competitive cheerleading. The judge expanded the case…

Global Update on Equal Right’s

The Pew Research Center today released its Global Attitudes Project report, “Gender Equality Universally Embraced, But Inequalities Acknowledged.” The report, done in association with the International Herald Tribune, is based on a survey of 22 nations conducted earlier this year.…

What Chris Brogan Wants

How the hell would I know? I’m not Chris Brogan. Pity he didn’t take a similar approach in his recent posts, “Learn What Women Want” and “Women in the Workplace.” Chris Brogan, president of New Marketing Labs, while blogging about…