Libby Adler Professor of Law and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies firstname.lastname@example.org 617. 373.7513 Expertise sexuality and gender identity Libby Adler in the Press Fifty Years On, Title IX’s Legacy Includes Its Durability Most experts agree that Title IX, given its widespread support, is not likely to meet similar fates as the Equal Rights Amendment or Roe v. Wade. If and how Title IX could be weakened “is in the eyes of the beholder,” said Libby Adler, a constitutional law professor at Northeastern University. Trump moves to bar transgender Americans from serving ‘in any capacity’ in the military Legal scholars said it’s not clear whether the president can reimpose discrimination in a federal department. “There is a strong argument that substantively speaking the policy change would violate [the] law against sex discrimination,” said Libby Adler, a constitutional law professor at Northeastern University’s School of Law. “It depends on what prohibitions against ‘sex’ discrimination […] WGBH Huckabee, the Holocaust, and the politics of fear When Mike Huckabee uttered his inflammatory remark that with the Iran nuclear deal, President Obama is “marching the Israelis to the door of the oven,” national director of the Anti-Defamation League Jonathan A. Greenblatt responded “Whatever one’s views of the nuclear agreement with Iran – and we have been critical of it… comments such as […] Libby Adler for Northeastern Global News Should you take the new RSV vaccine separately from the COVID and flu shots? Should you take the new RSV vaccine separately from the COVID and flu shots? Experts explain why it’s a good idea for people eligible for the new RSV vaccine to separate it from COVID and flu shots by a week or two. Will the new vaccines prevent Lyme disease? And when will they be available? Will the new vaccines prevent Lyme disease? And when will they be available? As cases of lyme disease surge, questions arise around the delivery and efficacy of a new Pfizer lyme vaccine. Scientists still don’t have all the answers about the coronavirus–and that’s a sign of progress Scientists still don’t have all the answers about the coronavirus–and that’s a sign of progress As researchers study SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, one thing to keep in mind is that the research is happening while everyone watches. Will the Supreme Court use the Alabama abortion law to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion established by Roe v. Wade? Will the Supreme Court use the Alabama abortion law to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion established by Roe v. Wade? The most restrictive anti-abortion bill in the nation has been signed into law in Alabama, but stands little chance of overturning a person’s constitutional right to abortion established by Roe v. Wade, say two legal scholars at Northeastern University. The unclear legal impact of Trump’s ban on transgender people in the military The unclear legal impact of Trump’s ban on transgender people in the military On Wednesday, President Trump took to Twitter to issue a ban on transgender people serving in the military—an announcement that has murky legal standing, says law professor Libby Adler. We spoke with Adler and two professors of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies—Moya Bailey and Suzanna Danuta Walters—about the proposed ban. Northeastern reflects on sex, gender, and justice Northeastern reflects on sex, gender, and justice Students, faculty, and staff convened on Tuesday evening to examine the growing need for gender justice. “Recognition of diversity and plurality is essential to building a strong campus as well as a fully functioning society,” noted Uta Poiger, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Northeastern community reacts to new Boy Scouts policy Northeastern community reacts to new Boy Scouts policy Students and faculty described the group's decision to lift its ban on openly gay leaders while allowing church-sponsored units to continue excluding gays for religious reasons in unequivocally strong terms. “Claiming ‘morality’ or ‘religious beliefs’ cannot override basic principles of equality,” noted sociology professor Suzanna Walters. 3Qs: What’s next for gay rights in America? 3Qs: What’s next for gay rights in America? Law professor Libby Adler explains the significance of the Justice Department’s new policy to grant same-sex married couples equal protection in legal matters.