Tag: Gender Equity

Archived: REPORT: The Justice Department is a Diversity Disaster

The Inspector General’s review of the ATF, DEA, FBI and U.S. Marshals Service showed low percentages of female representation in leadership and promotions, underreporting of discrimination and harassment due to fear of retaliation and men who thought gender equity was “just fine.” The female criminal investigator population represented only 16…

Archived: Stereotype-free Halloween Costumes for Kids

By Sheryl Estrada The Disney Store’s line of Halloween 2015 costumes for kids is titled “I Am Awesome.” It’s estimated that 68 million Americans will dress up for Halloween this year and will spend a total of $950 million on children’s costumes. Companies are beginning to respond to the criticism…

Archived: Serena Williams, New York Times and Body Image

By Sheryl Estrada Serena Williams is ranked number one in women’s single tennis, winning her sixth Wimbledon championship on Saturday. Sheholds the greatest number of major singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles combined among active players, female or male. The New York Times, under fire last year for characterizing TV…