Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act outlawed discrimination according to sex. At the time, few Americans understood the significance of that small provision of the landmark law or foresaw the ways in which a massive, grassroots women's movement would transform women's roles and rights in the last third of the twentieth century.
1. If women's choices have expanded, have the pressures on them also grown greater?
2. What inequalities between women and men remain?
3. How does race affect women's lives?
4. How has the women's movement changed men's lives?