Tag: Title IX
Bans Off Our Bodies protest in St. Pete

A.G. GancarskiMay 13, 2016

Many conservatives on the national level have strongly critiqued Barack Obama‘s decision to link Title IX school funds to a mandate for transgender bathrooms. At least one prominent conservative in Northeast Florida is equally piqued over the directive to require public accommodations for transgender students to allow them to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. […]

Melissa RossMarch 11, 2016

The University of North Florida and its former women’s basketball coach Mary Tappmeyer have announced a settlement in Tappmeyer’s sex discrimination and retaliation claims associated with her termination from UNF in March 2015. UNF will pay Tappmeyer $1.25 million to settle her claims, according to attorneys representing Tappmeyer. She left the program as the only […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 25, 2016

Florida State University has agreed to pay $250,000 to the former student who alleged that then-Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston raped her in December 2012. The university announced the move in a prepared statement, released Monday, that was quick to note the school was also paying Erica Kinsman‘s lawyers $700,000. Among her legal counsel, she is represented by […]

Guest AuthorOctober 26, 2014

Recent sports news has been filled with stories about racism, gender violence, child abuse, and concussion-related brain damage for one in three former NFL players. But these bad stories have helped the public focus on broader societal problems. Since Roger Goodell became the NFL commissioner in 2006, law enforcement authorities have pursued 50 domestic-violence cases […]


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