Tag Archives : sex discrimination


When the Good Girls Revolted

By Judith A. Ross
The landmark 1970s lawsuit not only changed the system at "Newsweek," it opened the door for similar actions at other publications. Eleanor Holmes Norton, the fiery civil rights attorney, later noted that “because the women were so extraordinary, because the case was so clearly one of blatant, unmitigated discrimination, it made people understand discrimination against women in an important way.”
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Money & Careers

Zoe Cruz: Can Women Ever Beat The Street?

By Stewart Susan
This week’s New York Magazine has a wild story about the firing of Morgan Stanley executive Zoe Cruz, 52, perhaps the most powerful woman on Wall Street. The story is a dramatic tale of the double standards that women in finance face. Wall Street women, by and large, were not surprised. In tough financial times, female executives tend to be…
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