Should We Really Have Publicly Funded “Women’s Swims”?

Last week, a New York Times editorial rightfully criticized New York City’s Metropolitan Recreation Center for it’s women’s only swimming hours. For at least the past decade and a half, the pool in Brooklyn has dedicated special swimming hours each week to “Women’s Swim.” By the current calendar, this thrice weekly event is listed as a one hour and 45 minute period where pool access is limited to women only. The restricted swimming hours were apparently good intentioned, as many [...]

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