Gender Inequality in Sports: From Title IX to World Titles

Forty years ago, US president Richard Nixon signed Title IX into law, making it illegal for federally funded education programs to discriminate based on sex. The law set into motion a massive boom in girls and women’s sports teams, from kindergarten to the collegiate level. Professional women’s sports grew in turn. Title IX became a massive touchstone in the fight for gender equality. So why do girls and women-including trans and intersex women-continue to face sexist attitudes and unfair rules and regulations in sports?

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6" x 9"
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Kirstin Cronn-Mills
Twenty-First Century Books
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