Posted in Gender Identity & Expression

Some parents with students at Old Town Elementary received a letter that said there is a second grade student in the school that is transgender.

OLD TOWN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Some parents with students at Old Town Elementary received a letter that said there is a second grade student in the school that is transgender. The school district mailed the letter to parents at the start of the new school year. It went to parents who have children in […]

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Lesson 2: Gender role stereotyping in education

Source: http://www.hrschool.org/doc/mainfile.php/lesson12/106/   Lesson 2: Gender role stereotyping in education Access to education alone is not sufficient to fulfill girls’ human right to education. Girls and women also may face discrimination in the education system. For example: schools, special programmes and training programmes open only to boys and men; higher paid, higher status teaching positions open […]

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Love is All You Need? full length movie

All You Need Is Love? highlights a teen living in a world that exists in opposition to the one we live in now. In this short, the terms “gay” and “straight” and the conceptions and cultural stigmas attached to them are completely reversed. What makes this video so powerful is its inclusion of family and […]

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Assistance in helping better serve gender non-conforming students

Since the passage of PA 11-55 I have been receiving a number of calls for assistance in helping better serve gender non-conforming students. Although I am happy to help I want to refer you also to a local resource that has a great deal of expertise in working with transgender students.   Robin McHaelen Executive […]

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Safety and Justice for All Americans

  The following post appears courtesy of Roy L. Austin Jr.,  the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice Last week, I attended the Ninth Anniversary of the National Center for Transgender Equality in Washington, D.C., and delivered remarks about the Obama Administration’s commitment to safety and justice for all Americans, including […]

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