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A Long Ways When it comes to equality between men and women specifically dealing with athletics there comes opposing viewpoints as to how this equality should be obtained The text of Title IX clearly states that no person in the United States shall on the basis of sex be excluded from participation in be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance Title 1 This text of title IX forbids any means of discrimination on the basis of sex to any individual in all federally assisted education programs Title IX has been a great achievement for the US in the effort towards equality for women Since Title IX became law back in 1972 dramatic changes have been made to level the playing fields of this nations schools and to change the perception of the place of girls and women on them Achieving 1 Not only are more women participating in sports they are participating in sports that were traditionally not occupied by women--such as lacrosse wrestling soccer rugby and ice hockey Achieving 1 We are finally starting to erase the lines between what are defined as men sports and what are defined as women sports The line has become more smeared and even hazy allowing for crossover between the sexes to sports not traditionally played by that group This crossover nowadays isnt looked down upon as much as it was in the past although there are some that do have their own problems with this evolution of equality in our society Before Title IX was passed women rarely received athletic scholarships no matter their talent Today college women receive about one-third of all athletic scholarship dollars Achieving 2 This hasnt been an easy task causing some colleges to face budgetary restraints and some have just been against changing their ways The biggest problem faced in reaching equality has been using
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