Posts Tagged Title IX

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Video of the Day: Title IX for Middle and High School Students

Two years ago, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls teamed up with Alexandra, yours truly, and the rest of the crew at Know Your IX to make a pretty wonky law accessible to the college students it protected, via a short video on the “nine things to know about Title IX in 89 seconds.”

Two years ago, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls teamed up with Alexandra, yours truly, and the rest of the crew at Know Your IX to make a pretty wonky law accessible to the college students it ...

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Education department stands with trans high school student

Fuck yes: Yesterday the Department of Education issued a landmark decision finding an Illinois school district in violation of Title IX — the 1972 civil rights statute that bans sex discrimination in education — for prohibiting a transgender high school student from changing and showering in the girl’s locker room without restrictions. 

Fuck yes: Yesterday the Department of Education issued a landmark decision finding an Illinois school district in violation of Title IX — the 1972 civil rights statute that bans sex discrimination in education — for ...

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Sexual violence doesn’t wait for college

Here’s the ugly truth: while there’s been a lot of talk about gender violence on college campuses, too many K-12 students face harassment and violence at school, and often teachers and administrators fail to stop and respond to this mistreatment.

Here’s the ugly truth: while there’s been a lot of talk about gender violence on college campuses, too many K-12 students face harassment and violence at school, and often teachers and administrators fail to stop and respond to ...

Emma Sulkowicz

Watch: Campus rape costs — and what schools must do about it

Mental healthcare costs. Medical costs. Abortion and child-care costs. Transportation. Housing. Tuition. Lost scholarships. Lost income. The financial repercussions of sexual violence go on and on. UltraViolet has a new PSA out today that highlights these costs for survivors in school. 

Mental healthcare costs. Medical costs. Abortion and child-care costs. Transportation. Housing. Tuition. Lost scholarships. Lost income. The financial repercussions of sexual violence go on and on. UltraViolet has a new PSA out today that highlights these ...

Tessa

Quote of the Day: MRA says to build police trust by forcing survivors into system

This morning, the House of Representatives’ Education and Workforce committee held its hearing on campus sexual assault and heard from what was truly a strange range of witnesses. Not a single one, as Dana pointed yesterday, was a student survivor with actual knowledge of the problem.

This morning, the House of Representatives’ Education and Workforce committee held its hearing on campus sexual assault and heard from what was truly a strange range of witnesses. Not a single one, as Dana pointed ...

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Tell Congress to listen to college rape survivors and vote no on the Safe Campus Act

This morning the House Education and Workforce committee will hear witnesses in its hearing on campus sexual assault — and, unsurprisingly, not a single one of them is a student survivor with knowledge of the problem as it is experienced on the ground. One anticipated topic of discussion: the recently introduced Safe Campus Act. 

This morning the House Education and Workforce committee will hear witnesses in its hearing on campus sexual assault — and, unsurprisingly, not a single one of them is a student survivor with knowledge of the ...

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