Title IX is a controversial law that has raised many conflicts with colleges and other federal funded establishments. Title IX has had a long controversial history throughout America and has been the focal point of many court cases. Among these court cases women have believed that this law has only affected women’s athletics in a positive way and has not affected men’s athletics in a negative way at all. Although Title IX has affected women’s athletics in a positive way it has, at the same time, negatively impacted men’s athletics among universities’ and other federal funded establishments. Taking into consideration the effects that the law has had I can conclude that this law has negatively impacted men’s athletics and I will prove it within this paper by providing statistics and examples of its negative impacts throughout its history in America.
Title IX is a law passed in 1972 that requires gender equity for boys and girls in every educational program that receives federal funding. Title IX states “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.(TitleIX1972)” Title IX goes on into more depth and if you wish to learn more about Title IX you can visit ”http://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/titleix.htm”,but I will be focusing mainly on this highlight of the law. When analyzing this law