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Column: Clinton’s gender comfort

October 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The 2008 campaign was the first time a woman was a serious presidential contender, so it was not surprising that gender was an uncomfortable, tiptoe-y subject. The male candidates weren’t sure-footed in dealing with it — recall Bar…continue reading on dglobe.com

Anti-bullying bill still controversial

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­â€” Legislation to strengthen Minnesota’s anti-bullying law continues to be controversial despite the latest efforts to amend the bill to satisfy school administrators’ concerns.
The latest version of state Sen. Scott Dibble’s  continue reading on dglobe.com

Anti-bullying bill still controversial

March 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL ­â€” Legislation to strengthen Minnesota’s anti-bullying law continues to be controversial despite the latest efforts to amend the bill to satisfy school administrators’ concerns.
The latest version of state Sen. Scott Dibble’s  continue reading on dglobe.com

4-in-10 governor appointments are women

December 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

Gov. Jack Dalrymple prompted cries of sexism when he named just one woman to a new 14-member task force on property tax reform this month.
But a review of Dalrymple’s full track record of appointments to North Dakota’s various commissions and co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

4-in-10 governor appointments are women

December 15, 2013 in Uncategorized

Gov. Jack Dalrymple prompted cries of sexism when he named just one woman to a new 14-member task force on property tax reform this month.
But a review of Dalrymple’s full track record of appointments to North Dakota’s various commissions and co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Huebner age, gender discrimination lawsuit settled

April 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO A settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit involving Fargo television news anchorwoman Robin Huebner, who accused a former employer of discriminating against her on the basis of age and gender. Continue Reading

Denial defines America’s perception of equality; Women’s group: Nation nowhere near ‘gender-blind’

July 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MOORHEAD, Minn. While the gender revolution may seem like a bra-burning movement of the past, the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota says Americans are nowhere near “gender-blind.” Continue Reading

Census: Minorities now make up majority of U.S. babies

June 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

It’s part of a sweeping race change and a growing age divide between mostly white, older Americans and predominantly minority youths that could reshape government policies.
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Canadian mother defends keeping gender secret

May 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A Canadian couple says it’s none of the world’s business to know their baby’s gender despite a firestorm of criticism over their controversial decision to keep the infant’s sex a secret. Continue Reading

UPDATE: Iowa girl wrestler, subject of male opponent’s refusal to compete, eliminated after 2 tourney losses

February 18, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Cassy Herkelman’s favored first-round opponent defaulted rather than face her because he says wrestling a girl would conflict with his religious beliefs. Continue Reading