Posts Tagged:Title IX

Biden administration and conservatives dig in for Title IX fight

Following a court setback, the Biden administration and conservative activists are both gearing up for a battle over a proposed reinterpretation of Title IX guidance designed to protect transgender students. The Education Department ‘s directives offer protections from discrimination based on gender and sexual orientation and would have extended protections for transgender people to use…Read More

Oklahoma Laws On Girls’ Sports, Bathrooms, Survive Challenge

Two new Oklahoma state laws that restrict bathroom access and sports participation based on sex have withstood the initial efforts of the Biden administration to force their rollback. U.S. District Judge Charles E. Atchley, Jr. has issued an injunction that prevents the Biden administration from forcing states to allow self-proclaimed “gender identity” to determine bathroom…Read More

Biden Administration Moves to Expand Title IX to Eliminate Gender-Exclusive College Facilities, Sports Teams

One proposed change “would make clear that preventing any person from participating in an education program or activity consistent with their gender identity would subject them to more than de minimis harm on the basis of sex and therefore be prohibited, unless otherwise permitted by Title IX or the regulations.” If adopted, the rule change…Read More

New Biden administration rule will tie federal education funding to LGBT mandates

An upcoming Biden administration rule change will tie billions of dollars in federal education funding to an array of LGBT policies, forcing school districts and universities to implement controversial rules on issues like transgender athletes in order to receive federal funding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this month it will change how it interprets…Read More

Biden Admin: All States Must Let Boys be Girls

The Department of Education announced Wednesday that all public educational institutions nationwide must recognize the “gender identities” of “trans” people, including by allowing biological males to use female facilities such as restrooms and compete in female sports. “Today marks 49 years since the passage of Title IX, the strongest tool we have to protect every…Read More

Biden administration cites ‘duty’ to uphold Title IX exemption for Christian schools

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it is required by law to uphold a Title IX exemption for religious colleges, in response to a lawsuit filed by students identifying as LGBT. Filing in an Oregon district court, the Justice Department said that religious post-secondary schools seeking to intervene in a case to defend their Title…Read More

Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Protecting Women’s Sports

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill Friday that prohibits biological males from competing against females in sports. “I signed the bill to preserve women’s athletics and ensure fair competition,” Lee announced on Twitter. “This legislation responds to damaging federal policies that stand in opposition to the years of progress made under Title IX and…Read More