State News: Survivors, activists denounce new Title IX regulations in Democratic Women’s Caucus roundtable

“Now, I would have never had a Title IX claim to begin with,” Amanda Thomashow, founder of Lansing’s Survivor Strong, said.  In 2014, Thomashow made the first official Title IX complaint against former Olympic doctor, Michigan State physician and now-convicted sexual predator Larry Nassar. She said this complaint, which catalyzed an investigation into Nassar and MSU, would have… Continue reading State News: Survivors, activists denounce new Title IX regulations in Democratic Women’s Caucus roundtable

Amanda Thomashow on Why DeVos’s New Title IX Rule Hurts Survivors

Hi. I’m Amanda Thomashow, founder and executive director of Survivor Strong, formerly known as “The 2014 Title IX Complaint.” Also, I’m tired—like, really tired—just like so many other survivors, of having to fight for rights and protections and a seat at the tables where people are discussing my best interests. So, I’m really grateful to… Continue reading Amanda Thomashow on Why DeVos’s New Title IX Rule Hurts Survivors