Rise in Title IX discrimination complaints highlights persistent disparities for female athletes

by Daily Kos Staff (“Anyone can file an OCR complaint, legal representation isn’t necessary. But some advocates for female athletes hope the latest report will also reveal ways in which systemic discrimination can be remedied. That’s the hope of civil rights lawyer Nancy Hogshead-Makar, who is also a former Olympian and chief executive of the advocacy group Champion Women.┬áThe question Hogshead-Makar’s organization and others are trying to address now, she said, is how to address the problems on a broad scale rather than on a case-by-case basis. “The idea is, how do you get change to scale?” she said. “We do the one-offs. But one-offs inform the bigger projects of how you get change to scale.”‘) Daily Kos story...