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2007

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Western New England University School of Law

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Reading The Pink Locker Room On Football Culture And Title Ix, Erin E. Buzuvis Jan 2007

Reading The Pink Locker Room On Football Culture And Title Ix, Erin E. Buzuvis

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This Article examines the public controversy that erupted after local media reported on a comment the Author made about the University of Iowa's decision to renovate the football stadium's visiting team locker room entirely in pink. The Author submitted a statement in response to the University Steering Committee on NCAA Certification's request for feedback on a draft report and suggested that the "joke" behind the pink decor traded in sexist and homophobic values. As such, the Author concluded that it belonged in the comprehensive analysis of gender equity that the committee was preparing. The Author immediately received hundreds of hateful …