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Philadelphia archbishop to allow coed youth football following request from 11-year-old girl

“The civil rights laws protecting girls, minorities and the disabled are actually pretty good now,” said Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a 1984 swimming gold medalist who is now a Florida law professor and senior director of advocacy for the foundation. “But what’s missing is people willing to take a stand and insist on equal treatment for all.” […]

Malibu High lights raise Title IX concerns

That impacted the girls’ ability to do homework and spectators’ ability to attend, said Nancy Hogshead-Makar, senior director of advocacy for the Women’s Sports Foundation. “The court held that it was impermissible that the girls had to play then,” Hogshead-Makar said. “They could never develop a fan base, because parents and fans could not get […]