“This is a lawsuit whose outcome will affect generations of Hawaiian women,” affirms the New York Times. It attacks the prevailing sexism in schools. In question: James Campbell High School, the largest public high school in Hawaii, accused by former students of having favored the comfort of their male classmates for sports activities.
It was humiliating, summarizes Ashley Badis, 21 years old. The young woman, who is now studying at the University of Hawaii, says that female high school athletes had to “carrying around their gear all day in high school, running to the local Burger King to use the restroom or changing under the bleachers or on the bus”list it New York Times. The boys of the establishment had a changing room and equipment at their disposal.
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