Title IX is a federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in schools, and for decades, Title IX has been vital for ensuring that schools respond appropriately to sexual violence and other sexual harassment. However, in recent years, opponents of gender equity have spread harmful lies and disinformation about Title IX and sexual harassment. Their goal is to use that confusion to shield harassers from consequences and prevent institutions from being held accountable for addressing and preventing sexual harassment. In the process, they’re hurting all survivors. In 2020, the Trump administration released harmful new Title IX rules based on these myths, which are currently being reexamined by the Biden administration. Read this for the truth about Title IX.