The University of Connecticut will have to pay almost $1.3 million in settlement fees on a sexual assault lawsuit – but school officials refuse to admit guilt.
The US Department of Education recently granted George Fox University a religious exemption from Title IX to, effectively granting the institution permission to discriminate against transgender student Jayce M.
The ACLU filed a complaint this week against the Hillsborough County Public School district in Florida’s single-sex classrooms, claiming they violate Title IX and calling for a federal investigation.
The United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights issued guidelines this week that Title IX prohibits discrimination against transgender students.
Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon gave a powerful speech Wednesday night calling for significant changes on campus in light of its high rates of sexual assault, high-risk drinking, and discriminatory social scene.
Last week, the New Mexico Select Youth Sport Club told Coach Frey that Jaelyn could not play with her team in the upcoming Southwest Salsa Slam basketball tournament – because she’s a girl.
Thousands of people are calling on Dartmouth College to improve its sexual assault policies after a student whose name appeared in a “rape guide” on a student-run website was sexually assaulted.
Campus police investigated the alleged rape and brought information to the county police department, which declined to prosecute.
31 current and former University of California at Berkeley filed two federal complaints against the college Wednesday, alleging that the university had failed to properly handle sexual assault cases within good time, investigate serial rapists, and take rape and harassment on campus seriously.
A study published in the Psychological Bulletin on Monday challenges claims of the benefits of single-sex education.
“Our initial review of Penn State’s sexual harassment policy, compounded by a dramatic increase in the number of forcible sex offenses occurring on camp[us as reported by the university itself, raised legal concerns that compelled us to investigate.”
The program at Somerset Middle School relies on harmful stereotypes about boys and girls.
Yale University released its annual “Report of Complaints of Sexual Misconduct” on Tuesday, revealing that all students recently accused of sexual assault continue at the school.
Welcome to the fifth #HERvotes blog carnival. This time we’re focusing on the need to keep strong the laws and public policies to end sex discrimination and sexual harassment in schools and in the workplace. HERvotes, a multi-organizational campaign launched in August 2011, advocates that women must use our voices and votes to stop the […]
Distinguished university researchers on the Board of the American Council for CoEducational Schooling (ACCES) provided evidence that placing children in single-sex learning environments is ineffective, misguided and may actually have harmful effects on children. In “The Pseudoscience of Single Sex Schooling, in Science magazine they found that purposeful “sex-segregated education is deeply misguided and often […]
By Francesca Witcher This post is part of the #Hervotes Blog Carnival and was originally posted on the Feminist Campus Blog. The Feminist Majority Foundation and Ms. Magazine are partnering with other organizations that represent women and people of color in a Health and Economic Right or HERvotes initiative for the election in 2012. FMF’s […]
This Friday marks the 91st anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S. Yes, many of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers lived in a time when they weren’t allowed to vote. And for African Americans, the right to vote didn’t truly come into full effect until the Voting Rights Act of 1965. But now, armed with that […]
A New York Times report released earlier this week uncovered the deception of many athletic programs in schools regarding gender equity in sports, distorting the numbers in order to comply with the requirements of Title IX. Title IX, which bans sex discrimination in any federally-financed education program, has largely drawn attention to and been labeled […]
It was the ponytail pull seen ‘round the world. University of New Mexico soccer player Elizabeth Lambert suddenly became the most famous woman in sports this past week, after a video of her aggressively punching and tripping her opponents, and ultimately throwing another player to the grass by her hair, went viral.