Title IX

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: #TransRightsAreHumanRights

This is not the first time the Trump administration has attempted to narrow trans rights.

Separate and Unequal: Title IX’s Uncertain Future

Title IX, for all its importance, is still an imperfect piece of legislation. Read more »

Pitching Equality: The Argument For Ending Sex-Based Segregation In Sports

Sports is one of the few areas where sex segregation is tolerated. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Betsy DeVos Should Be Ashamed of Herself

She doesn’t know what she’s doing with Title IX. Read more »

Female College Coaches Get No Respect

Champion hockey coach Shannon Miller at a press conference in the fall, shortly before she was let go.   Right before the holidays, Shannon Miller, the women’s ice hockey coach... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s the news on our radar today! • The University of Southern California is under federal investigation for mishandling rape allegations on campus. One... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here’s the news on our radar today! • Mohamed Morsi, the first democratically elected president of Egypt, has been ousted by the military. The military has also suspended the constitution,... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: All the Advice You Asked For, and Some You Didn't

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist values—as well as advice on what to do when they don’t... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Louisiana Charter School Bans Pregnant Students, Had "No Idea" That Was Illegal/Awful

The administration Delhi Charter School of Delhi, Louisiana, ought to be red-faced right now. Why’s that? Well, in 2006 the administration instituted a new policy: No pregnant students allowed in the classroom. The school reserved the (illegal) right to even force pregnancy tests on students... Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Kathrine Switzer, the First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

In 1967, five years before the passing of Title IX  (which required gender equity for sports in public education), twenty-year-old Kathrine Switzer ran the Boston Marathon. Read more »

On Our Radar

Links ahoy! HuffPo reports on Rachel Maddow’s statement that “[g]ay... Read more »

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