Tag: equality

Women Can Play Sports Too

BY SUMMER BROWN, STAFF WRITER At the beginning of the year, the Women’s Basketball team was killing it. They were absolutely dominating the competition and definitely beginning to gain traction. I mean, after all, Mason is a basketball college, right?…

ERA Dies in Virginia House Subcommittee

Opponents celebrate as supporters look toward 2019 elections BY ABIGAIL ADCOX, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Efforts for Virginia to become the 38th and final state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) into the U.S. constitution died in the Virginia House…

Activists and Politicians Gather At Mason To Support Era

Women demand equality in this genERAtion BY DANA NICKEL NEWS EDITOR “We are here because we have unfinished business,” Virginia House Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy announced over a hushed crowd at Mason. “Women are not entitled to equality under the United…

Faculty senate votes to extend policy to protect gender identity

This story was originally published in the February 16 issue of Fourth Estate. The George Mason University faculty senate passed a resolution on Feb. 4 to add gender identity and expression to the university’s anti-discrimination policies. The resolution would extend…