Archives for December 7, 2011

An issue of fairness: society’s double standard

I realize this is not about theology per se, but it is, in my opinion, about social justice. I also realize many people don't think this issue is sufficiently serious for mention. (One person called me "goofy" for writing about it in the local press. Oh, well.) Somewhere between 25 and 50 years ago women (and some men) began to speak up about double standards that negatively impacted girls and women (e.g., in high school and college sports and in employment, etc.). Eventually we got Title IX and … [Read more...]