By Amna Nawaz, Layla Quran, Sam Lane
Students at campuses around the country have protested what they see as their schools’ mishandling of sexual assault reports as more students are on campus for the first time after pandemic-disrupted years.
By Nadra Nittle, The 19th
The U.S. Department of Justice has slammed a new West Virginia law that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports.
By John Raby, Associated Press
In a policy directive, the department said discrimination based on a student's sexual orientation or gender identity will be treated as a violation of federal sex discrimination law.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Biden also signed a second executive order formally establishing the White House Gender Policy Council, which his transition team had announced before he took office.
By Collin Binkley, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
The Trump administration has released a highly debated and long-anticipated blueprint for responding to sexual assault and harassment in schools. Issued by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the rules outline how student allegations of sexual misconduct must be dealt with for…
In our news wrap Thursday, a major new military clash erupted between Turkey and Syria, with at least 29 Turkish soldiers reportedly killed in an airstrike on northwestern Syria’s Idlib province. Also, in India, the death toll from this week’s…
Former Sen. Birch Bayh, who served three terms as an Indiana Democrat, died Thursday at his home in Maryland. Bayh was the primary architect of Title IX, which bars sex discrimination in colleges, and the 25th Amendment, which empowers presidents…
By Tom Davies, Associated Press
Bayh was the lead sponsor of the landmark 1972 law prohibiting gender discrimination in education — known as Title IX.
The Trump administration has announced new rules governing how colleges respond to allegations of sexual assault and harassment. The changes broaden rights for those accused of misconduct and narrow the definition of sexual harassment. But will they discourage victims from…
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