Title IX, also called the Patsy Takemoto Mink Equal Opportunity Education Act.
"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."
President Obama praises his former Congresswoman Patsy Mink. The author of Title IX.
Why Women Are Needed In Government - March 28, 1965
Woman of the Year - Time Magazine 1972 *
* Time magazine was founded in 1923, by men for busy men. In 2020, the editors at Time decided to remedy their gender bias with a special tribute to 100 influential women who should have made the "woman of the year" cover of their magazine. Patsy Mink was chosen for the year 1972, to acknowledge her achievement in passing Title IX. https://time.com/100-women-of-the-year/
A woman from Hawaii changed the nation.
Congresswoman Mink was one of the most powerful members of congress, yet back home, she faced opposition from fellow democrats and had to constantly defend her seat from
Governor Burns and his political machine.
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50th Anniversary of Title IX