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  • Book Club: "The Authority Gap" by Mary Ann Sieghart , second discussion
    Book Club: "The Authority Gap" by Mary Ann Sieghart , second discussion
    Sun, Jun 02
    Teaism (penn quarter location)
    Jun 02, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Teaism (penn quarter location), 400 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
    Jun 02, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Teaism (penn quarter location), 400 8th St NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
    2nd session Book Club: "The Authority Gap" by Mary Ann Sieghart
  • Virtual National NOW Conference
    Virtual National NOW Conference
    Fri, Jul 19
    Location is TBD
    Jul 19, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jul 22, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Location is TBD
    Jul 19, 2024, 8:00 AM – Jul 22, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Location is TBD
Interview with Sherry Boschert and Title IX | DC NOW Podcast | 04.14.2022
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Interview with Sherry Boschert and Title IX | DC NOW Podcast | 04.14.2022

Today's podcast features a special guest, journalist and author Sherry Boschert, to teach us a little bit about Title IX. SHERRY BOSCHERT BLOG AND BOOKS: http://www.sherryboschert.com/ TABLE OF CONTENTS: 00:00:00 - Sherry's Background 00:02:26 - What was life like for girls before Title IX? 00:11:53 - Who were the major players in developing Title IX? 00:19:36 - How can we get the word out to universities and HBCUs about Title IX? 00:25:35 - How has Title IX been used to address sexual assault and rape on campus? 00:29:55 - What are the legal burdens for school courts as opposed to legal courts? 00:34:57 - Can a woman filing a Title IX suit also pursue criminal charges against a perpetrator? 00:44:06 - What does true justice for survivors, perpetrators, and intersectional justice mean to you? 00:50:36 - What are your thoughts on non-consensual pelvic floor exams? 00:51:54 - How do you address the claim that Title IX forces schools to cut sports programs? 00:58:50 - How has capitalism affected the opportunities provided for women and girls to play sports at school? 01:02:00 - A note on the purpose of sports in education 01:09:00 - What advice would you have for female listeners? 01:13:00 - What is something about Title IX that most people don't know? 01:20:00 - What benefits do non-athlete female students see from Title IX? 01:24:00 - What are the benefits of full inclusion in athletics for women and girls? 01:26:00 - What are you working on next? FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wash_dcnow/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Wash_DCNOW/

“A feminist is anyone who recognizes

the equality and full humanity of

women and men.”

- Gloria Steinem

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