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March 28, 2016

Federal Suit: N.C. Law Restricting School Restroom Access Violates Title IX

North Carolina's new law, which bans local LGBT anti-discrimination ordinances and restricts restroom use by transgender students in public schools, violates Title IX and the U.S. Constitution, a group of civil rights organizations argued in a federal lawsuit.

March 27, 2016

Data Lacking About How LGBT Students Are Treated at School, Researchers Say

Expanded federal data collection about LGBT students would help illuminate school climate problems and inform efforts to find solutions, researchers say in a paper released by the Equity Project and Indiana University.

March 23, 2016

N.C. Legislature Passes Restrictions on Transgender Student Restroom Access

Those restrictions are a part of a larger bill that was passed and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory in a one-day special session Wednesday, making North Carolina the first to pass state-level restrictions on restrooms and locker rooms transgender students use in public schools.

March 01, 2016

S.D. Governor Vetoes Bill on Transgender Student Restroom, Locker Room Use

The bill would have required transgender students to use school facilities that match their biological sex at birth, even if it differed from their gender identity.

February 24, 2016

National Groups, Celebrities Tell S.D. Governor to Veto Transgender Student Bill

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has until March 1 to decide if he will sign the bill, which would create the first state-level restrictions on which restrooms and locker rooms transgender students use at school. Celebrities like Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox have urged him to veto it.

February 16, 2016

S.D. Bill That Limits Transgender Student Bathroom Use Bound for Governor's Desk

If Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs the bill, South Dakota will be the first to create state-level restrictions on how schools treat transgender students, which could put its schools at odds with the U.S. Department of Education's interpretation of civil rights laws.

February 10, 2016

Transgender Students' Bathroom Use Would Be Restricted by South Dakota Bill

The bill could make the state the first to create state-level restrictions on how schools treat transgender students and put it at odds with the U.S. Department of Education's interpretation of civil rights laws.

February 03, 2016

Teen Boys Wear Dresses to Call for Changes to School Dress Code

Students in California's Clovis Unified School District say the district's dress code violates their classmates' rights to free expression and adheres to outdated gender norms.

January 20, 2016

LGBT Students: Colleges Seeking Title IX Exemptions to Be Named by Ed. Dept.

The U.S. Department of Education has responded to calls from civil rights groups to publish the names of colleges and universities seeking religious exemptions from Title IX.

December 03, 2015

District, Feds Reach Settlement Over Transgender Student's Locker Room Use

The Township High School District 211 in Palatine, Ill., was the first ever to be found in violation of federal civil rights laws over the treatment of a transgender student.

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