For trans students, the right to be recognized by the pronouns they use for themselves is under constant legal attack. A researcher who specializes in the trans student experience takes a closer look.
A recent ruling makes it harder for schools to ignore claims about sexual harassment or assault.
A single Tweet the day before she took over as dean of the College of Fine Arts at Howard University has led to calls for Phylicia Rashad’s ouster. A scholar on college deans weighs in on what’s next.
Many aspects of American society, from language to sports to fashion, remain structured or separated by gender.
Around 100,000 LGBTQ US students study at religious institutions that can legally discriminate against them. A lawsuit seeks to end that religious exemption but faces an uphill struggle.
A recent Title IX lawsuit alleges discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation at religious schools. Two scholars argue that this might be a pivotal moment.
Since there is no typical transgender athlete, broad rules don’t seem appropriate. But that’s exactly what legislation seeks to do.
College basketball has long favored men over women athletes, history shows. The disparities that surfaced during March Madness are the latest example.
College men are posting nude images of college women online without their consent. Do state laws do enough to curtail the practice?
Women are a rarity in college esports. A scholar explores the reasons.
New legislative proposals want to allow ‘sex testing’ of girl athletes through genital exams and genetic and hormone testing.
Mink, the first woman of color in Congress, brought a racially and historically aware brand of feminism into lawmaking and ran for president in 1972. But women’s history largely overlooks her.
An analysis of thousands of tweets show the obstacles that hinder people from reporting sexual assault and harassment on campus.
Sexual harassment could be harder to prove under new regulations released by the Education Department.
Before a helicopter crash brought about their tragic deaths, Kobe Bryant’s daughter Gianna aspired to carry on his legacy as a pro basketball champion.
Changes to how the landmark federal law to protect women on campuses from sexual discrimination and misconduct is interpreted are having an unintended effect: scaring off potential whistleblowers.
The best female athletes continue to be treated unfairly compared with male sportsmen.
Although many feared that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos would destroy public education, a review of the past two years shows that much of her policy agenda has failed.
Donald Trump is seeking to amend laws that prevent discrimination against Americans based on their sex. It’s all just another attempt to fire up the Republican base for the mid-term elections.
Despite participation rates in women’s sport growing exponentially in recent years, the number of women in coaching positions has remained frustratingly stagnant.