Nancy Hogshead-Makar, who won three gold medals in swimming at the 1984 Olympics, is now the senior director of advocacy for the Women’s Sports Foundation and a sports law professor at Florida Coastal School of Law. She’s considered an expert on Title IX. When contacted Thursday by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, she said she understood the complexity of the issue in Pennsylvania.
“Sports are unique,” Hogshead-Makar said. “Other than bathrooms, they are the only sex-segregated area because of the physical differences between boys and girls.”