Transgender – Gender Identity

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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Settlement Reached with Palatine, Ill., Township High School District 211 to Remedy Transgender Discrimination

Settlement Reached with Palatine, Ill., Township High School District 211 to Remedy Transgender Discrimination SOURCE- http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/settlement-reached-palatine-ill-township-high-school-district-211-remedy-transgender-discrimination The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it has entered into a resolution agreement with Township High School District 211 based in Palatine, Illinois, after finding the district in violation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 […]

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U.S. Department of Justice Affirms Title IX Protection for Transgender Students

Today, the Department of Justice affirmed that Title IX protects the right of transgender students to use the restroom that matches their gender identity. Earlier this month, G.G., a transgender boy in Virginia sued his school district for denying him access to the boys’ restroom and is seeking a court order requiring the school to […]

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DOJ: Gloucester transgender student’s lawsuit has merit under Title IX

The lawsuit filed by a 16-year-old transgender student over Gloucester County’s school restroom policy has merit under federal law, according to court documents filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday. The department filed what is called a “statement of interest” in federal court regarding the lawsuit filed earlier this month on behalf of […]

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