October, 2017

Meryl Streep – on gender equality – Shine Your Light

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What’s Lost As Scouting Goes Coed

Source: http://www.weeklystandard.com/whats-lost-as-scouting-goes-coed/article/2010089   What’s Lost As Scouting Goes Coed Opportunities for single-sex socialization are dwindling, and that’s a problem. 4:57 AM, OCT 17, 2017 | By ALICE B. LLOYD Reasons for an institution like the Boy Scouts of America to go coed fall into roughly two camps. First, there’s the stark reality of dwindling membership: The Scouts are […]

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Watch “Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School!”

Watch “Sexual Harassment: Not in Our School!”  is an innovative video for K-12 parents, middle and high school students, schools, and community organizations. It’s about gender equality in education, students’ protections under Title IX, and much more. Video Contents  Media Reports As high school students plan for their new gender equality group, we watch them interview nationally […]

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Invitation to join list serve devoted to K-12 sexual harassment

Gender equity advocates, Each day we see new initiatives to erode students’ civil rights. One way SSAIS is fighting back is by forming a coalition of K-12 activists and advocates to amplify each other’s voice. The purpose of the new listserve is to share our activism, to discuss strategies, and promote each other’s efforts–to create […]

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7 Ways Title IX Protects College Students

SOURCE: http://www.care2.com/causes/7-ways-title-ix-protects-college-students.html By: Emily Zak October 7, 2017 About Emily Follow Emily at @EmilyEZak For 45 years, Title IX has helped protect students from gender discrimination but recently the Trump Administration has been tweaking guidelines for the influential civil rights law. First, Betsy DeVos’ Education Department withdrew protections for transgender students. Now, sexual assault survivors have to work harder to prove their assault […]

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