Document Type

Conference Poster

Publication Date

2-25-2022

Department

Human Performance

Abstract

June 23, 2022 will mark the 50th anniversary of Title IX; during that time frame there has been a drastic increase in girl’s and women’s participation in sport. There has also been significant political debate and push back to Title IX which has threatened to undermine the impact of the law. Over the last 10 years, Title IX has been synonymous with litigation related to sexual harassment and transgender athlete participation in sport. Additionally, universities have continually sought to cut women’s sports under the guise of budgetary constraints. The purpose of this poster presentation is three-fold: 1) Review recent case developments in terms of cutting women’s sports; 2) emphasize that procedurally, sexual harassment and misconduct claims are in flux across campuses; and 3) discuss the current state of transgender athlete participation policies in sports.

Publication Title

Sport Recreation Law Association Conference

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