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Title IX anniversary brings out the statistics, nostalgia and knives

McClatchy-Tribune

Published: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 00:06

“Gender equality seems to be not enough today,” she said. “We seem to think we need gender parity” as well.

“One of my concerns in this whole conversation is that the genders can’t be different,” Schaeffer said. “It might be helpful to step back and say ‘what would it look like if we were equal?’”

Kimmel said society and the education field need to “embrace the differences between men and women, but because they are different, women shouldn’t have a disadvantage or miss out on opportunities” that men tend to have set before them. 

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