"Megan is a beast. She is just so magnificent on the field and now she and the other players have equaled that magnificence off the field," Williams wrote.
Lisa Fernandez, 51, led the UCLA Bruins to two national titles and the U.S. Olympic team to three gold medals and is now an assistant coach at UCLA.
"It's hard to fathom the idea of not being introduced to sports, let alone allowed to play, or that sports weren't offered because of your sex.
"The guys challenged me every time I stepped on the court and I gladly accepted it."
"The sexism we saw was more about our credibility, you would have whispers and people were saying we were on drugs."
On the fiftieth anniversary of Title IX, Newsweek takes a look at the evolution and impact of this landmark legislation.
The daughter of Patsy Mink, Title IX's legislative champion, recounts the role of a near fatal car crash and a last-minute save to keep athletics in the law
"It's important for me to be an ally and voice to make sure every girl who wants it has the opportunity to participate in sport."
"A lot of young kids, especially young girls, saw my emotional moment in 2021. I think it shows them the passion that we play with."
"I can see that female soccer players like co-captain Megan Rapinoe and I have that shared joy of being able to be part of something bigger."
The soccer great and best-selling author discuss Rapinoe's career, that $24 million pay settlement, Title IX and more: "I'm proud of where we've gotten to."
In their own words, Megan Rapinoe, Venus Williams, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and other world-class athletes reflect on what the law has personally meant to them.