Transgender – Gender Identity

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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See what color graduation gowns Mira Costa students chose to signify gender equality

Source: http://tbrnews.com/news/manhattan_beach/see-what-color-graduation-gowns-mira-costa-students-chose-to/article_27710258-dc74-11e7-819b-2fcb1be77a19.html It might not be the biggest issue on campus, but Mira Costa Principal Ben Dale wanted to send a strong message this year about gender equality and gender identity. So, instead of ordering green graduation gowns for the boys and gold gowns for the girls as Mira Costa High School has done since as […]

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Fifty Shades of Gay

iO Tillett Wright has photographed 2,000 people who consider themselves somewhere on the LGBTQ spectrum — and asked many of them: Can you assign a percentage to how gay or straight you are? Most people, it turns out, consider themselves to exist in the gray areas of sexuality, not 100% gay or straight. Which presents […]

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7 Ways Title IX Protects College Students

SOURCE: http://www.care2.com/causes/7-ways-title-ix-protects-college-students.html By: Emily Zak October 7, 2017 About Emily Follow Emily at @EmilyEZak For 45 years, Title IX has helped protect students from gender discrimination but recently the Trump Administration has been tweaking guidelines for the influential civil rights law. First, Betsy DeVos’ Education Department withdrew protections for transgender students. Now, sexual assault survivors have to work harder to prove their assault […]

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Blue for Boys, White With Flowers for Girls: When Commencement Is an Exercise in Discrimination

**Source 3 MAY 2016 JOANNA L. GROSSMAN AND KATHARINE BARTLETT Libby Ryan and Jordan D’Addeo are unlikely rabble-rousers. Both are A students and highly involved in their school and community. Libby is a four-time All-State musician and principal oboist in Connecticut’s All-State Band, winner of the Daughters of the American Revolution Citizenship Award, Class of […]

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