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Title IX Protects the Rights of Transgender Students

Today’s DOJ letter outlining how Title IX protects the rights of transgender students significantly raises the stakes for every public school in the nation.  Providing educators guidance to ensure that “all students, including transgender students, can attend school in an environment free from discrimination based on sex.”

Check out the letter AND the excellent examples of best-practices here –

DOJ Press Release 

Felice Duffy

Attorney At Duffy Law

Attorney Felice Duffy served as an Assistant United States Attorney for ten years after beginning her legal career at two prestigious firms (one in CT and one in NY) and then clerking for two federal judges. A life-long Title IX advocate, she brought a legal action under the then-new Title IX statute against UCONN while an undergraduate to compel the creation of its women’s varsity soccer program. She went on to become a first-team Division I All-American, was selected to be on the first U.S. National Women’s Team, and spent 10 years as Head Coach of the Yale women's soccer team. Attorney Duffy has Ph.D. in Education/Sports Psychology and has spoken to, and conducted trainings for, over 50 schools and organizations on a wide range of topics involving athletics, the law, and social justice. You can reach Felice at (203) 946-2000.
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