‘This Isn’t Just About a Pronoun.’ Teachers and Trans Students Are Clashing Over Whose Rights Come First

SOURCE BY KATIE REILLY  NOVEMBER 15, 2019 Aidyn Sucec remembers how much better he felt toward the end of eighth grade when, after years of struggling with his identity, he told his family he was transgender. It was the spring of 2017, and Aidyn’s anxiety and depression began to lift as people embraced the teenager as “him.” “My […]

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Top Ten Pitfalls of Title IX Investigations and How to Avoid Them

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC SOURCE: Fall is here and in full swing! Many of us thought that as we sipped hot apple cider and watched the leaves on the trees change color, we would also be mulling over the new regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education. Betsy DeVos’ timetable is […]

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One Year Out: What’s at Stake for LGBTQ Americans in 2020

SOURCE HRC highlights the stakes for LGBTQ people in the 2020 Presidential Election. “Since Donald Trump and Mike Pence took office, LGBTQ people have been under constant attack by an administration that is hell-bent on stripping away our rights and rolling back the progress we’ve made,” said HRC President Alphonso David. “But our community is resilient […]

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Training for Title IX investigators lacks tested, effective techniques

SOURCE Training for Title IX investigators lacks tested, effective techniques Posted Oct 28, 2019 7:00 am AMES, Iowa – Interviews are the central component of any Title IX investigation, but new research finds the techniques investigators are using may not be the most effective. Iowa State University researchers Christian Meissner and Adrienne Lyles evaluated the available […]

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AAU Releases 2019 Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

Source: https://www.aau.edu/newsroom/press-releases/aau-releases-2019-survey-sexual-assault-and-misconduct The following is a statement from the Association of American Universities about the release of the aggregate report from the 2019 AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct: The Association of American Universities today released the aggregate report from the 2019 AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct, a follow-up to […]

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