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Kentucky Kernel

Lisa Niblock, a UK senior, is a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed at Lexingtons federal courthouse alleging that UK officials are discriminating against female athletes by refusing to create varsity sports opportunities. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘Last resort:’ The story behind the Title IX lawsuit against UK

Emily Laytham September 28, 2019

In 1972, a federal law known as Title IX was passed mandating equal opportunity for men and women in collegiate sports. Soon after, Suzie Stammer was approached by the University of Kentucky’s athletics...

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