As Title IX became a fact of campus life in the 2010s, commentators across the political spectrum objected to having a secret police govern sexual activity in educational institutions.
"Megan is a beast. She is just so magnificent on the field and now she and the other players have equaled that magnificence off the field," Williams wrote.
Lisa Fernandez, 51, led the UCLA Bruins to two national titles and the U.S. Olympic team to three gold medals and is now an assistant coach at UCLA.
"It's hard to fathom the idea of not being introduced to sports, let alone allowed to play, or that sports weren't offered because of your sex.
"The guys challenged me every time I stepped on the court and I gladly accepted it."
"The sexism we saw was more about our credibility, you would have whispers and people were saying we were on drugs."
On the fiftieth anniversary of Title IX, Newsweek takes a look at the evolution and impact of this landmark legislation.
The daughter of Patsy Mink, Title IX's legislative champion, recounts the role of a near fatal car crash and a last-minute save to keep athletics in the law
"It's important for me to be an ally and voice to make sure every girl who wants it has the opportunity to participate in sport."
"A lot of young kids, especially young girls, saw my emotional moment in 2021. I think it shows them the passion that we play with."
"I can see that female soccer players like co-captain Megan Rapinoe and I have that shared joy of being able to be part of something bigger."
The soccer great and best-selling author discuss Rapinoe's career, that $24 million pay settlement, Title IX and more: "I'm proud of where we've gotten to."
In their own words, Megan Rapinoe, Venus Williams, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and other world-class athletes reflect on what the law has personally meant to them.
The town of Kiel has received 6 bomb threats in response to a Title IX investigation at the middle school.
The university removed a section of its honor code prohibiting same-sex relationships in 2020, but soon after said it would still punish LGBTQ behavior.
In October, the campus canceled all fraternity-sponsored social events after sexual abuse allegations were revealed.
The university will continue to have a women's rowing team until at least 2026, and it has also agreed to a number of improvements for the program.
Now that Catherine Lhamon leads OCR again, she has a chance to prove her critics wrong by backing Title IX policies that respect the rights of all students.
Doctors object to being forced to perform "gender transition procedures" in a lawsuit filed Thursday against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
In addition, the DOJ said the West Virginia law against trans athletes competing in women's sports violates Title IX, which bans discrimination on the basis of sex.
"We need to make sure we are supporting all students in our schools," Education Secretary Miguel Cardona told the New York Times.
Advocates of Pacific University Professor Richard Paxton argue that the school is setting a harmful precedent for tenured faculty.
Places of higher education must do better and work beyond their perfectly scripted Title IX precautions to listen to survivors.
President Joe Biden signed an executive order to combat discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation that some believe will force transgender female athletes to compete on women's sports teams.
Barrett wrote an appellate decision last year that made it easier for students accused of committing campus sexual assaults to challenge their university's handling of the cases.
A former victim of the Obama administration's on-campus Title IX policies argues that the Trump administration is right to correct course.
The legal challenge backed by four groups representing student survivors of sexual assaults claims the changes violate the Constitution.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' highly criticized changes weaken protections for survivors of campus sexual assault and threaten the progress of the #MeToo movement.
The new guidelines, which will go into effect on August 14, include changes that narrow the definition of what can be deemed sexual harassment and require in-person cross-examinations between alleged perpetrators and their accusers.