Title IX reads “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”
Many in women’s sports praise the law as groundbreaking for access and opportunity for girls and women in sports. However, the law is far from perfect. To begin, despite improvements, girls and women still lack access and opportunity in sports and education. Additionally, evidence suggests that women of color have fallen behind, despite the growth of girls and women in sport.
I chat Title IX in honor of the 45th Anniversary this week. Learn more about co-author Pasty Mink and hear from athletes Swin Cash, Gevvie Stone, Maura Healey and Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Christine Grant!
Full panel discussion at the Radcliffe Institute – Title IX at 45
- Panelists include Swin Cash, Gevvie Stone and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. The panel is moderated by Shira Springer
- Breaking down the first component to Title IX compliance
Julie Foudy & Donna de Varona Dissent Full Document
- The full dissent of Foudy and de Varona to the 2002 Commission on Opportunity in Athletics report
Dr. Moneque Walker Pickett – Title IX for girls and women of color
- A longitudinal study of the impact of Title IX on girls and women of color
Music Credit: “Roy” by JBlanked off the Horizon album