Houston Matters

Remembering the ‘Battle of the Sexes’ (Sept. 20, 2023)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Fifty years ago today, tennis star Billy Jean King struck a blow for women’s equality in sports, defeating her male counterpart, Bobby Riggs, in a televised match at the Astrodome seen by millions.


Gender Wage Gap, Myth or Real?

Posted on · Republicans have blocked a vote on a bill which calls for equal pay in the workplace, saying it would make things tougher on businesses in a struggling economy. Among other things, the bill would require employers to prove any differences in pay are for reasons other than gender.