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Title IX

south carolina
February 24, 2021

South Carolina Lawmakers Debate Transgender Sports Ban Bill

South Carolina lawmakers were set to debate a bill that would ban transgender women from playing on women's sports teams earlier this week. According to a report from WISNews 10, the "Save Women's Sports Act," or H3477, would make it a law in Sout...


dartmouth
February 11, 2021

Dartmouth AD Retires Following Title IX Mess

Harry Sheehy, Dartmouth College athletic director, announced recently that he will retire in February following the wake of Title IX controversy over the summer. Back in July, the Ivy League school announced the slashing of five athletic programs ...


transgender
January 22, 2021

Executive Order Says Schools to Include Transgender Athletes in Girls’ Sports

On his first day in the Oval Office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that is calling on schools across the country to allow transgender student-athletes to participate in the sport of their gender identity. The order, aimed at "prev...


study
January 6, 2021

Study: Trans Women’s Athletic Edge Remains A Year After Hormone Therapy

A new study, published last month in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, suggests transgender women maintain an athletic advantage over women opponents even a year after being on hormone therapy. The results, according to a report from NBC New...


transgender
December 16, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill to Block Transgender Girls from Women’s Sports

Democratic congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced a bill this week that would use Title IX rules to not allow transgender girls from competing in women's athletics run by federally funded schools. The congresswoman released a statement late...


tssaa
October 23, 2020

TSSAA to Vote on Allowing Religious Headgear

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) is beginning the process of potentially changing a rule that would allow student-athletes to wear religious headgear without seeking permission, according to a report from The Tennessean. ...


william & Mary
October 21, 2020

William & Mary Reinstates 3 Women’s Sports

A sense of normalcy is returning to the College of William & Mary athletics department. Shortly after former athletic director Samantha Huge resigned after the backlash of slashing multiple athletic programs, the Tribe announced this week that so...


utah
September 17, 2020

Former Utah HS Football Player Testifies of Harassment

A woman and former high school football player in Utah testified recently in a lawsuit filed against two school districts and the Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) for harassment and isolation as the only girl on the team. According ...