Title IX

Opinion

I Was Raped at College. Here's How DeVos's New Rules Harm Survivors Like Me

On Friday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released her proposed changes to campus sexual misconduct rules, which will make it harder for students to receive an education and contend with trauma.
Sage Carson
11.16.18
#WontBeErased

7 Parents on What They Learned from Their Trans Kids

Advice from parents of transgender and gender non-conforming children about how to be good to the young trans person in your life.
Serena Sonoma
10.26.18
Transgender rights

Advocates Have a Plan to Defeat Trump's Attack on Trans Protections

Activists and legal experts say they know what it takes to shut down the Trump administration's attack on transgender civil rights.
Marie Solis
10.23.18
Power

Alyssa Milano on Why Cis Women Must Fight for Transgender Rights

Our struggles are not separate from the struggles of the transgender community—they’re bound up in each other, intertwined.
Alyssa Milano
10.23.18
Power

Inside a Rally of Hundreds Telling Trump Trans People #WontBeErased

After a leaked Department of Health and Human Services memo revealed an agenda to strip 1.4 million trans Americans of gender recognition on Sunday, LGBTQ people and allies gathered in New York City's Washington Square Park to protest.
Diana Tourjée
Sara David
Sarah Burke
10.22.18
VICE Guide to Life

How to Call Out an Offensive Professor

A guide to making your voice heard without catching heat or damaging your grade.
Kim Tran
10.18.18
STEM

A New Bill Vows to Combat STEM’s Sexual Harassment Problem

The “Combatting Sexual Harassment in Science Act” aims to remedy the causes of sexual misconduct in STEM, but can it?
Sarah Emerson
10.10.18
sexual assault

New Trump Policies Could Leave Campus Assault Victims with Little Recourse

Yolanda’s case, which is now going through an appeals process, is one example of the impact the new proposed regulations on campus sexual violence issued by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos may have on students.
Kimberly Lawson
9.24.18
consent

Colleges Are Going About Consent Education All Wrong

In her new book 'Consent on Campus,' Donna Freitas argues it's up to universities to challenge hookup culture and champion consent.
Hope Reese
9.12.18
Title IX

As Campus Sexual Assault Survivors, We Call on DeVos to Do Better

Two law students who survived campus sexual assault explain how Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education are poised to undermine Title IX.
Alyssa Leader
Sarah Nesbitt
9.11.18
Campus sexual assault

Betsy DeVos' Proposed Title IX Policies Harm Sexual Assault Survivors, Advocates Say

The Department of Education has outlined new guidelines that would protect the rights of the accused and leave the handling of sexual assault cases largely up to universities' discretion.
Marie Solis
8.30.18
SEXISM

Frats Will Never Be Anything but Hotbeds for Toxic Masculinity

The extremely racist and sexist video involving members of a Syracuse University fraternity that surfaced this week is just one recent incident in a long line of similarly offensive—and often dangerous—behavior.
Kimberly Lawson
4.19.18
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