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As the University of Tennessee- Knoxville Athletics program evolves from their moniker “Lady Vols” other universities with gender distinguishing titles are being asked if they will change as well.

Young women these days are encouraged to lean in, to want and have it all. And national polls show the idea that a woman's place is in the home has been losing traction among young people since the 1960s.

Given the option, the majority of young men and women say they would prefer to share both work and domestic duties equally with their spouses, according to a study published in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

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Mara Keisling, founder and executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, speaks at Murray State next Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in Curris Center Ballroom One. Keisling is a transgender-identified woman and a parent. She is a leading voice for transgender equality on national news outlets. Keisling is a graduate of Penn State, did graduate work at Harvard, and has almost 25 years of professional experience in social marketing and opinion research. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Keisling ahead of her visit.

Commentator Celia Brewer wonders why we as a society tolerate one form on injustice but loudly protest another. Please note, the thoughts expressed in this commentary are those of the commentator and do not necessarily reflect the views of WKMS or its staff.

Carousel, the 1956 movie made from the hit Broadway musical, recently aired on Turner Classic Movies. Told in flashback, the movie opens with a carnival barker named Billy Bigelow in heaven. He had died in a bungled robbery, desperate for money to support his wife, Julie Jordan, and their baby on the way. Billy is granted a day to return to earth to console his troubled teenaged daughter Louise.