I haven’t benefitted from Title IX in a sports context, and readers here certainly know I’ve got problems with the way the sports compliance provisions are being enforced by the courts.
But this terrific video compiled by World Team Tennis is the perfect tribute to a woman who has done so much more than to advocate for Title IX. Billie Jean King’s impact on women — and men — is far greater than a law will ever be. This certainly has been the case for me.
She questioned why things were the way they were for female athletes and for women in society, and did something heroic about it.