Policy & Positions

Mental and Physical Health
View policy and position statements on mental and physical health topics such as: verbal, physical and psychological abuse; sexual harassment; obesity; physical activity; and disease.

Substance Use
View policy and position statements on athletes and drug use.

LGBT Issues/Homophobia
View policy and position statements regarding LGBT issues from policy recommendations to decrease homophobia to the participation of transgender athletes.

Equity Issues
View policy and position statements on equity issues, encompassing topics such as media coverage of women’s sports, private clubs, purse equity, race and sport, competition for individuals with disabilities and uniform guidelines.

Sexual and Reproductive Health
View policy and position statements about issues related to sexual and reproductive health.

Title IX
View policy and position statements on issues regarding Title IX; these include sport-specific position statements such as use of male practice players, baseball versus softball and cheerleading as a varsity sport. Other topics include co-ed competition, non-traditional seasons, the Title IX compliance loophole, dropping men’s sports and single-sex physical education.

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