July, 2012

30+ Examples of Cisgender Privilege

Following is a list of cisgender identity privileges.  If you’re not familiar with the term, “cisgender” means having a biological sex that matches your gender identity and expression, resulting in other people accurately perceiving your gender.  If you are cisgender, listed below are benefits that result from your alignment of identity and perceived identity.  If […]

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Becoming Me (Full Episode)

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Bringing Title IX to Bear on the Problem of Sexual Violence in Schools: Part Two of a Two-Part Series

The federal Office for Civil Rights (OCR), which is charged with implementation of Title IX, has turned its attention to the problem of sexual violence in schools.  As I explained in Part One of this series, OCR recently issued guidelines for school districts regarding how to deal with sexual violence, and how to ensure compliance […]

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Bringing Title IX to Bear on the Problem of Sexual Violence in Schools

Who is responsible for sexual violence in schools?  Schools can be liable for such violence under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a general ban on sex discrimination by educational institutions that receive federal funding. Of course, Title IX is best known for its dramatic impact on gender equity in athletics (an impact […]

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The Big 4-0: Title IX Puts a Fourth Decade Under Its Belt

Source: http://verdict.justia.com/2012/06/26/the-big-4-0 June 23, 2012 marked the 40th Anniversary of one of the most significant American civil rights statutes, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which bans sex discrimination in federally funded education programs.  Title IX has had such an impact on the lives of women and girls, and has worked its way […]

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