Benching the patriarchy: 50 years of Title IX and how 4 women fought for change

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Jody Runge (left), Bev Smith, Peg Rees and Becky Sisley are four women who fought to make college sports change at the University of Oregon after Title IX banned discrimination based on sex in educational institutions fifty years ago.

Fifty years ago, Title IX banned discrimination based on sex in educational institutions. College sports had to change. This is the story of how four women fought to make that happen.

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