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Old May 16, 2013, 11:50 AM   #52
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
Posts: 8,814
Originally Posted by Sleuth
...So, why not let the women self-select who they want as their instructor?...
And whether she would prefer a class with men and women or a class with only women. The point is to offer a choice.

As I wrote way back in post 13:
Originally Posted by Frank Ettin
...Our goal is to educate and train. If a woman would enroll in a class with only other women, but not in a co-ed class, making a women-only class furthers that goal. Refusing to do so frustrates that goal...
Originally Posted by Frank Ettin
...It's a matter of providing the most accessible quality training. If for some women that is most likely to be found in a class limited to only women, such classes are worthwhile...
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