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Title Ix Anniversary

We're Losing Ground on the Title IX Front

Ken Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

The battle for equal opportunity in sports is far from won. In fact, the situation is getting worse, not better. Consider this sobering statistic: Since 2004, the gap in the number of sports participation opportunities between males and females has expanded, not decreased.

The Woman Behind Title IX

Peggy Miller Franck | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Peggy Miller Franck

The ball is now in the court of a new generation of women who must guard these hard-won opportunities on the playing field and in classrooms, use them well and pass them on!

Our Daughters, Moms, and Sisters: Republican Attacks on Women's Choice Should Also Mobilize Men

Hans Johnson | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Hans Johnson

Men should join in rejecting the attack on reproductive health and insisting on candidates who know the issues around access to contraceptives and abortion and promise to advocate and advance coverage, affordable care, and fairness.

Title IX at Notre Dame: What Though the Odds be Great or Small

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports
Anne Dilenschneider

This is truly a day to celebrate! For the past year, 230 women, primarily from the University of Notre Dame's Classes of 1977 and 1976, and their coaches have worked diligently to recreate the rosters of the first women's sports teams at the University.

Nine Lives: Athletes, Coaches On Impact Of Title IX

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports

-- Title IX was initially intended to give women more opportunities in higher education, with access to athletics a mere side effect. By opening the ...

Catherine Pearson

Billie Jean King To Young Women, On Title IX: 'Now It's Your Turn'

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 06.23.2012 | Healthy Living

It has been 40 years since the passage of Title IX -- a law best known for opening opportunities for females to play sports throughout their academic ...

As Title IX Turns 40 Its Legacy Goes Beyond Numbers

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 08.21.2012 | College

NORTHFIELD, Ill. — Emily Miller remembers learning about Title IX during history class, probably sometime in junior high. She's a little fuzzy o...

Title IX Cases Languish In Court, Report Says

nytimes.com | KATIE THOMAS | Posted 09.28.2011 | College

In 1998, the University of Southern California was accused of denying its female students a fair chance at participating in sports. Thirteen years lat...