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  • In the nineteenth century, many incorporated organ music into their services—common within Christianity, but not in Judaism—and also adopted mixed-gender seating.

    American Grace

  • Women and men who majored in “male-dominated” subjects earn more than do those who majored in “female-dominated” or “mixed-gender” fields.

    All else being equal.

  • In Islam, women in some countries are Qur'anic scholars and even muftis (authoritative teachers), but women are not generally permitted to become imams or lead mixed-gender prayer services.

    Maureen Fiedler: Women As Religious Leaders: Breaking Through the Stained Glass Ceiling

  • The Youth Olympics are different from the regular Olympics which are happening in London this year not only because of the age limitation of its athletes, who must be between 14 and 18 years old to compete, but because of their inclusion of mixed-gender teams.

    Youth Olympics And Gender: How Do You Feel About Co-Ed Teams?

  • The coalition partner Adhaalath Party, which controls the government's Ministry of Islamic Affairs, rejected a new mixed-gender education policy as "a failed Western concept inconsistent with the teachings of Islam."

    Islam And Democracy: Can A Country Fully Embrace Both?

  • In response to a question from CNN's John Hill regarding the Pentagon's proposal to expand the combat role of American servicewomen, former Pennsylvania Senator and current GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum displayed his formidable powers of speculation by imagining several militarily-deleterious scenarios that he felt one could posit are conceivably not incapable of taking place in a notional mixed-gender unit operating under hypothetical front-line combat conditions.

    John Baxter: Expert Civilian Rick Santorum Theorizes About Combat Conditions

  • It's currently two guys, but neither of us mind mixed-gender living.

    How can we help?

  • Poor and rural areas are more religious, and women there often marry early and are discouraged from mixing outside the home, let alone attending mixed-gender protests.

    Uprising energizes Egyptian women

  • In addition, although lurid cases will always draw media attention, and I have no doubt that some cherry-picker will respond to this column with just such examples, sexual assaults have not historically been a significant problem in mixed-gender rooms in Canada or England.

    Jacob M. Appel: Are We Ready for Coed Hospital Rooms?

  • Needless to say, those patients with a religious or cultural objection to inhabiting a mixed-gender room can always shell out for a private room, as some individuals do already to avoid sharing living quarters with members of other races, ethnicities and social backgrounds.

    Jacob M. Appel: Are We Ready for Coed Hospital Rooms?


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