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LostinVA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-14-09 07:45 AM
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39. Are you really this bored?
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  -On girls/boys school sports teams. backtoblue  May-29-09 02:59 PM   #0 
  - i thought there were laws about this?? i thought there were laws to make sure they both  ejpoeta   May-29-09 03:02 PM   #1 
  - Title IX is for college sports. No such protection for high school sports. n/t  FSogol   May-29-09 03:03 PM   #2 
  - Title IX also covers high school, as do many state and local laws  LostinVA   Jun-14-09 07:43 AM   #38 
  - not for high school kiddies.  backtoblue   May-29-09 03:06 PM   #4 
     - it's like girls having to fight to play on the football team or hockey or anything else.  ejpoeta   May-29-09 03:18 PM   #10 
        - I wanted to play football when I was in the 7th grade.  backtoblue   May-29-09 03:27 PM   #14 
        - i'm surprised they didn't say your delicate body would get hurt by the rough boys.  ejpoeta   May-29-09 03:31 PM   #16 
        - or boys fighting to play on the field hockey team  paulsby   May-29-09 04:35 PM   #22 
  - Is not Football an "American Tradition" or some other  PM Martin   May-29-09 03:05 PM   #3 
  - High school really reinforces the 2nd class status of women and girls. nt  Captain Hilts   May-29-09 05:45 PM   #27 
  - Yah, and the local newspaper had photos of the losing boys' team,  MineralMan   May-29-09 03:08 PM   #5 
  - There is no fairness about high school sports.  tomreedtoon   May-29-09 03:08 PM   #6 
  - Academics need to be given priority.  PM Martin   May-29-09 03:11 PM   #7 
  - Indeed (he said, pointing at your title and chuckling)...  MineralMan   May-29-09 03:12 PM   #9 
  - "Ace demics?" Don't worry, I won't rag on your spelling.  tomreedtoon   May-29-09 03:24 PM   #11 
  - ::smiling::  backtoblue   May-29-09 03:56 PM   #21 
  - Don't forget shapes. Shapes are real important.  MineralMan   May-29-09 03:11 PM   #8 
  - Yeah, the shape of your genetalia..sorry, had to say it  backtoblue   May-29-09 03:36 PM   #18 
  - Well, there is that.  MineralMan   May-29-09 03:40 PM   #19 
     - Check out this discussion.  backtoblue   May-29-09 03:48 PM   #20 
        - I saw that thread. Very disturbing.  MineralMan   May-29-09 06:46 PM   #30 
  - spare me the pernicious myth  paulsby   May-29-09 04:48 PM   #23 
     - Thank you. nt  Captain Hilts   May-29-09 05:46 PM   #28 
  - if we allowed females to participate "equally"  paulsby   May-29-09 04:50 PM   #24 
  - Guess you haven't been assaulted by a football player, then.  tomreedtoon   May-29-09 10:49 PM   #31 
     - well at least you are honest about your prejudice  paulsby   May-30-09 12:25 AM   #32 
     - Neanderthals  TellTheTruth82   Jun-03-09 06:51 AM   #33 
  - All football players are by no means "Neanderthals." Some are smart.  Captain Hilts   May-29-09 05:44 PM   #26 
  - Can't argue with any of your points, but there's an unfortunate hierarchy in school sports. . .  Journeyman   May-29-09 03:25 PM   #12 
  - Let girls play baseball rather than 'slow/soft'ball. Ugh! nt  Captain Hilts   May-29-09 05:47 PM   #29 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-29-09 03:26 PM   #13 
  - The point is that the revenue should be split equally between the two teams.  backtoblue   May-29-09 03:29 PM   #15 
  - in high school it isn't supposed to be about revenue. they get a budget for sports  ejpoeta   May-29-09 03:34 PM   #17 
     - Boys teams are supplemented by boosters and tickets  IDFbunny   Jun-09-09 06:22 PM   #34 
  - A lot more people pay to see football, no matter how lousy. Both basketball teams should be treated  Captain Hilts   May-29-09 05:43 PM   #25 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-13-09 07:46 PM   #35 
  - Awesome.  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Jun-13-09 10:29 PM   #36 
  - Are you really this bored?  LostinVA   Jun-14-09 07:45 AM   #39 
  - That is actually breaking Federal law -- it's against Title IX  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Jun-14-09 07:41 AM   #37 
  - thanks  backtoblue   Jun-15-09 04:33 PM   #41 
  - The school has to show a proportionate support for girls and boys teams.  donco6   Jun-14-09 08:52 PM   #40 
 

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