Objects to objection

Objects to objection

In his April 15 letter, David Quentzel objected to a previous writer’s assertion that placing young girls behind young boys at a Moriah School lecture was gender discrimination. He asked, “Is this absurd or slightly paranoid or have I lost my senses?”

Following good Jewish tradition, I would answer Mr. Quentzel with a question: Was Rosa Parks “absurd” or “slightly paranoid” when she refused to sit in the back of the bus in the 1950s?

So long as males are automatically seated front and center and females are systematically shunted to the side, back, or upstairs in any venue, that is gender discrimination.