Posts Tagged Gender issues

APNewsBreak: Iowa rejects calls to reinstate coach

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is refusing to reinstate fired women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum or to re-investigate what her supporters call a pattern of unfair treatment of female coaches.

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GLAAD study: Gay depictions increase on TV

This photo released by Fox shows, Lea Michele, left, and Chris Colfer, in a scene from "Glee." The media advocacy group GLAAD on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, released its annual report on diversity on TV, including depictions of gay characters. (AP Photo/Fox, Eddy Chen)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.

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IOC adds anti-discrimination to host contract

The IOC will require future Olympic host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry caused by Russia’s adoption of a law banning so-called gay “propaganda” before the Sochi Winter Games.

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