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Why we need to talk about diversity differently

There was a lot of buzz about diversity and inclusion leading up to—and after—the 2015 Academy Awards because, as is often the case, there was a glaring whiteness to the nominees in nearly every category. 1,215 more words


A Fraternity Is Suing Wesleyan University Over an Order to Admit Women

A fraternity at Wesleyan University in Connecticut announced Thursday that it is filing a lawsuit against the institution accusing it of sexual discrimination.

Five months ago, the all-male fraternities at Wesleyan were ordered to admit women as both members and residents, or shut down, reports the New York… 179 more words

Men want human rights at Staffordshire University

News Desk (StaffsLive Journalism)

Plans by Staffordshire University students to launch a “Men’s Rights Society” are being blocked – by its rival “Woman’s Network” group! 271 more words


What Sexual Harassment at Work Really Looks Like

What the Papers Say (Cosmopolitan)

For Gesche Haas, 30, a tech entrepreneur in New York, it was an out-of-the-blue, late-night e-mail from a male co-worker: “Take off your underwear, put it in a bag, and leave it on my desk.” 169 more words

What The Papers Say

Women architects face sex discrimination at work

The Architect’s Journal’s Women in Architecture Survey shows that women architects in the UK face sexual discrimination, harassment and intimidation.

According to the survey, 75% have been the victims of sexual discrimination and more than 40% have been bullied at work. 25 more words


Female Football Star Brings Sexual Harrassment Suit Against Local High School

Glenview, Illinois – Junior student Kaylee Barnes is not your typical high school athlete. While other girls her age are either cheerleading, shopping or talking about Kim Kardashian, Kaylee has been busy strapping on the chin straps and running football drills at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois this past fall. 1,266 more words

McDonald's franchise in Virginia being sued for racial and sexual discrimination

In the state of Virginia, ten former employees are suing the McDonald’s for racial and sexual discrimination. The case was made because there were “too many black people” in that one franchise hence the firing of those employees. 75 more words