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Inequity in women’s sports – it’s more than just about equal pay

Posted on · We've come a long way, but the recent situation with Olympic champion Brittney Griner being detained in Russia shows there's still more to be done for equal treatment of women in sports.

Houston Matters

Coaching Boys Into Men

Posted on · We learn about a program called "Coaching Boys in Men," which trains high school athletic coaches to teach and mentor their young athletes to have healthy relationships in order to reduce domestic violence and sexual assault. Sherri Kendall, CEO of AVDA (Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse), tells us more. MORE: How Communities of Faith […]

Houston Matters

Does Athletic Success Come at the Expense of Academic Success?

Posted on · It’s Election Day, and in Katy voters will cast their ballots on a nearly $750 million bond. The funds would go to six new schools, and campus renovations, as well as a new football stadium. It’s the largest debt request to appear on any Texas ballot this fall. With the Katy bond in mind, we […]

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Future of NASA and Space, and Theatres on the Move: Houston Matters for Thursday, August 21, 2014

Posted on · Houston was once Space City – but it simply may not be anymore. As government priorities change, privatization nudges out NASA, and we hitch Russian rides to the space station, what's Houston's role in space? On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with the Houston Chronicle “Sci Guy” Eric Berger about the future of […]