Illinois LGBTQ Students Have Increased Protections Again
Title IX was created in 1972 by the Department of Education to help secure the rights of students, stating they cannot be discriminated against on the basis of their sex.
This legislation dictates that education programs or activities that receive financial assistance from the federal government face consequences if they are found to discriminate.
Under the former administration, Title IX protections as they related to LGBTQ+ students were rolled back. It was the position of the previous administration’s Department of [...]