Posts tagged "segregation"

Israelis Told They Have To Remove “Men Only” Signs Off Bomb Shelter

A rabbinical court in Israel was recently ordered to remove  "men only" signs from its bomb shelter. The gender segregation in the bomb shelters  would be keeping with the Orthodox Jewish practice of separating the sexes. As The Week notes, the court had a separate space for "women only," but it was amidst the regular…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2014

Today’s Lady News: Tel Aviv Bus Line Segregates Women From Men

Bus line #322 out of Tel Aviv, Israel, separates the genders by requiring women to sit in the back of the bus while men sit in the front. I am told that private bus lines in the U.S. do this, too. Nevertheless, at least female politician Yael Dayan, chairwoman of the City Council of Tel…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 14, 2010

Segregated Proms Still Exist

The debate about senior prom usually focuses on whether to go, what to wear, and who to take. But in Georgia's Montgomery County the prom-related question that often arises is whether to adhere to the tradition of segregated proms. Each year, white students from Montgomery County High School attend what is referred to by many…
By: Annika Harris / May 27, 2009

Wednesday Quickies!

The Jolie-Pitt twins' first photos will go to the magazine who stops using the term "Brangelina". DEAL! [TMZ] Should sex talk be so segregated? [Boinkology] Gabrielle Union discusses everything from surviving a rape to her painful divorce to those pesky Derek Jeter rumors. [Page Six Magazine] A-Rod supposedly said…
By: Annika Harris / July 9, 2008