Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

Article "'Women are not Innately Inferior'"

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Article "'Women are not Innately Inferior'"

Description

Described here is a forum in which students and faculty discussed if women were "innately inferior" to men. One woman was even described as an "attractive blonde." The resolution was 61 against the claim and 26 for it. The arguments for women being inferior revolved around sex roles, intelligence, and emotional stability. The arguments for equality is that women never got a chance to show their worth.

Source

"'Women are Innately Inferior'" The University of Richmond Collegian LIX, no. 20 (March 17, 1972): 1. https://collegian.richmond.edu/?a=d&d=COL19720317.2.21&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-

Publisher

The Collegian, University of Richmond

Date

1972-03-17

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English

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Coverage

Richmond (Va.)

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“Article "'Women are not Innately Inferior'",” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed August 13, 2020, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/2787.