Football Coaching

A high school football coach’s conduct may have been “distasteful” and offensive but did not amount to sex-based discrimination, the Sixth Circuit ruled. The players claim the coach referred to them with the term “pussy,” portraying them as “‘feminine’ and thus seemingly less valuable teammates in the ‘masculine’ setting” of football.

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Frontier Pilots, Flight Attendants Slap Airline With Discrimination Suits

The airplane lavatory was hot and cramped, and pilot Shannon Kiedeowski barely had enough time to pump breastmilk before her next flight. She had been flying planes for Frontier Airlines since 2002 without an issue, until she had her first child in 2010 and a second in 2013.

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Frats’ Civil Rights Claims Can Proceed

A federal court ruled that two fraternities and two students can pursue their discrimination claims against Harvard University relating to its policy that prohibits students who become members of “unrecognized single-gender social organizations” from holding leadership positions in recognized student organizations or athletic teams.

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Netflix & Chill

A federal judge refused to dismiss claims that a South Dakota high school punished a student after falsely claiming that her statement in an edition of the student newspaper that her hobby was to “Netflix and chill” with her boyfriend referred to having sex, and that the school did not punish male students who had said the same thing.

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House Digs Into Equal Rights Law 96 Years in the Making

Nearly a century after suffragist Alice Paul first proposed amending the U.S. Constitution to outlaw sex discrimination, the actress Patricia Arquette joined lawmakers Tuesday to finally follow through on the Equal Rights Amendment.

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