GOP Official Tells Tennessee Colleges Not To Say Title IX Protects LGBTQ People

A Republican lawmaker has told Tennessee colleges and universities that acknowledging LGBTQ students in public materials as “protected” under federal Title IX law could be violating state law. Rep. John Ragan (R) reached out to public higher education institutions, including the University of Tennessee and East Tennessee State University, in August asking schools to “immediately … Read more

Title IX: 50 Years Later

Title IX: 50 Years Later – CBS Chicago Watch CBS News The date June 23, 1972 marks one of the most important federal laws for women and girls in American history, particularly when it comes to athletics. We salute several Chicago area women and girls changing the game now. Be the first to know Get … Read more

College soccer coach reflects on 50 years of Title IX

HOUSTON, Texas — The associate head soccer coach at Rice University talks about the effect of Title IX on her life and career. Megan Kinneman is from the Greater Houston area. She played as a goalkeeper at Louisiana State University where she broke several school records, including becoming the all-time record holder for career saves. … Read more

Biden plans LGBTQ student protections as part of Title IX

By Collin Binkley | Associated Press The rights of LGBTQ students would become enshrined in federal law and victims of campus sexual assault would gain new protections under new rules proposed by the Biden administration on Thursday. The proposal, announced on the 50th anniversary of the Title IX women’s rights law, is intended to replace … Read more

ESPN launches immersive digital destination Fifty/50 World in celebration of 50 years of Title IX

ESPN continues to explore thoughtful ways to show up in immersive digital platforms. The latest, which launched Thursday, is Fifty/50 World, an immersive digital destination that amplifies ESPN’s content around the powerful month championing the 50th Anniversary of Title IX. Fifty/50 World runs through June 30, featuring content watch/listen parties, guest speakers and virtual games … Read more