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Huffington Post: Lawsuit Accuses Betsy DeVos And Her Deputies Of Being Motivated By Sexism

October 31, 2018 | by

Huffington Post covered a new filing in Equal Rights Advocates’ lawsuit against the Department of Education and Sec. Betsy DeVos. The new filing shows that DeVos and Candice Jackson, interim Director for the Department’s Office for Civil Rights, acted unconstitutionally when changing Title IX guidance because they based their changes on sexist stereotypes.

Read the story.

More about the amended complaint.

In January 2018, Democracy Forward, the National Center for Youth Law, and the National Women’s Law Center filed suit on behalf of plaintiffs Equal Rights Advocates, SurvJustice, and Victim Rights Law Center, alleging the Trump Administration’s extreme Title IX policy is unlawfully based on government officials’ discriminatory stereotypes about the credibility of women and girls who report sexual violence. 

Read about our lawsuit.

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