Letter of the Day (March 22): Gender bias

  • Updated: March 21, 2013 - 7:19 PM

Minnesota Gophers defeated the University of North Dakota 2-0 to win the WCHA Women's Hockey Championship.

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In Thursday’s Variety section, I noticed “The cost of being single.” However, the article went on to reveal only the costs of being a single woman, with no mention of whether the same was true for single men. Is there just no cost to being a single man, or do we not care because being a single man is socially acceptable?

Judy Jackson, Edina

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Is it me, or doesn’t anyone else notice how there has been barely a mention of the great University of Minnesota women’s hockey team and the fact that it is on a 47-game winning streak going into the Frozen Four tournament starting today? How disappointing to see how women are not regarded with the same enthusiasm as any of the men’s teams.

Debbie Anthony, Coon Rapids

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