Posts tagged "title ix"

Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy

VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two volleyball players came out at the college. [RawStory]
The U.S. Department of Education has found the New York Public Schools in violation of Title…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 27, 2015

Rapist List Surfaces At The University Of Chicago

A group of students at the University of Chicago posted what they titled the “Hyde Park List“: a list of students accused of sexual harassment and rape, coded “red” or “orange” depending on the severity of the accused’s alleged behavior. UChicago is one of the schools currently being investigated for Title IX violations for mishandling…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 23, 2014

Clemson’s Title IX Training Program Suspended Over Privacy Concerns

Stories like this drive me crazy: Clemson University was forced to pull a well-intended Title IX training program for their students because it included a survey about student sexual behavior that was ostensibly anonymous but required the students to be logged in with their student IDs.
A few thoughts: First, could they sacrifice desig…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 22, 2014

“The Campus Accountability And Safety Act” Announced To Press Schools On Sexual Assault

Today, Democrats, Republicans and sexual assault survivors announced the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, which will increase the financial punishment on schools which violate the gender equality law Title IX by mishandling sexual assaults on campus. The act would also make schools provide an advisor for each victim of sexual violence in order to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 30, 2014

Male Student Suspended By Columbia For Alleged Sexual Misconduct Sues School For Title IX Discrimination

In September 2013, a female student at Columbia University filed a complaint against “John Doe,” a sophomore and member of the crew team from Florida, over alleged nonconsensual sex in her dorm room that had occurred  in May 2013. This February, a school tribunal found “John Doe” guilty of sexual misconduct and suspended him for…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 2, 2014

Girls Who Get Sporty With It Lead Better Lives

When I think back to the good ol’ kid years, one of my strongest memories is swim team—the grueling practices, the butterflies in my stomach waiting on the starting block to dive in for a race, even the joy of a Cheerwine (yeah, it’s a Southern thing) after a big win. Many of my friend…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 18, 2010