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School District Pays Transgender Student $800000 After Banning Him From The Boys Bathroom

Source: http://www.newsweek.com/transgender-student-won-800000-his-school-banning-him-boys-bathroom-777443 A Wisconsin school district is paying a transgender student $800,000 as a settlement for a discrimination lawsuit he filed. Ash Whitaker graduated from Tremper High School in June 2017, but he sued the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) in July 2016 for banning him from the boys’ bathroom with a threat of disciplinary action and subjecting him to daily […]

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Pregnancy as a Disability? Khan v. Midwestern University

The facts (combined from both decisions) Ayesha Khan enrolled as a medical student at Midwestern University in fall 2010. 3.5 years into the program, in early 2013, Ms. Khan became pregnant. Like many women, Ms. Khan suffered from physical ailments during her pregnancy, including Fatigue, Nausea, Gestational diabetes, and Clinical depression and anxiety disorder (due […]

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Why The National Women’s Law Center Knew It Had To Sue Betsy DeVos

In her four months in office, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has already racked up her share of critics, who have raised concerns about her qualifications, her support for school choice programs, and her ability to protect LGBTQ students. Now, she can officially count the National Women’s Law Center as another. On Monday, the NWLC […]

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TITLE IX.COM The Internet’s Primary Clearinghouse for All Things Title IX

The Internet’s Primary Clearinghouse for All Things Title IX TITLE IX.COM

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AP: Sex assaults in high school sports minimized as ‘hazing’

The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for “misbehavior” and “inappropriate physical contact.” What it didn’t reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district cited student confidentiality to withhold details from the public and used “hazing” to […]

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