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Women’s sports media group calls Don Cherry’s comments ‘sexist’

images (6)“The Association for Women in Sports Media has labelled recent on-air comments by popular CBC Hockey Night in Canada personality as sexist.

“The Association for Women in Sports Media is dismayed and disappointed by the remarks made by Don Cherry on CBC’s segment of Coach’s Corner, which aired Saturday, April 27.

“Cherry’s stance that women should not be allowed in hockey locker rooms is as sexist as it is outdated. Professional female sports journalists and media relations personnel have been working alongside their male counterparts in NHL locker rooms for nearly 40 years.”

“Don Cherry said during a Saturday night broadcast of Coach’s Corner that the men’s locker-room is no place for a woman.”

To read the full article by the Globe and Mail click here.

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This entry was posted on May 9, 2013 by in Inequality and tagged , , , .
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