May 15, 2017

Title IX at 45: The Evolution and Impact on LGBTQ+ Rights

Nathan R. Cordle

This year, we celebrate 45 years of Title IX. At its inception in 1972, Title IX prohibited sex discrimination in any educational activity receiving federal financial support, including athletics. A few years later, federal regulations were issued, giving high schools and colleges guidance on how to implement the new law. All high schools and colleges that received federal aid were given three years to comply.

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