New Title IX proposals by the Biden administration to affirm sexual discrimination protections for transgender students and others would not significantly change existing policies at California university and colleges, said officials who were assessing Thursday the potential impact on the state.
California campuses already bar discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation. And some of the proposed changes to the Title IX sexual misconduct review processes are already in place in California under a 2019 state appellate court ruling, regardless of federal regulatory revisions.
“It’s unclear whether this will really be a sea change,” said Kiersten Boyce, UC Riverside associate vice chancellor and interim Title IX officer.
The Biden administration unveiled the proposed…
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