Is the NY Philharmonic Dress Code Sexist?

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Women can wear pants as they run for president, but not when they play an instrument in the NY Philharmonic — even if the long dress or skirt they’re required to wear gets in the way of their instrument. Among the nation’s 20 largest orchestras, the NY Philharmonic stands alone with this dress code policy. How do people feel about this? Is it unfair? Is this an extension of the thinking that leads to sexual harassment and abuse? Read more in this intriguing NY Times article.

Women of the Philharmonic Can Play It All. Just Not in Pants.