The Trump administration is considering a move that would narrowly define gender according to sex assigned at birth, affecting transgender students in the nation's schools, the New York Times reports.
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October 21, 2018
October 15, 2018
About 23,000 LGBTQ youth from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories, participated in the 2017 National School Climate Survey. A significant share of survey respondents expressed concern that school staff contributed to the hostile environment for LGTBQ students in schools.
October 03, 2018
The Education Department's office for civil rights will investigate whether a Georgia elementary school's policy for transgender students contributed to the alleged assault of a girl.
February 12, 2018
The U.S. Department of Education won't intervene if transgender students file complaints about access to school restrooms, a spokesperson said, confirming a position the agency has effectively held since it rescinded guidance on transgender student rights a year ago.
February 08, 2018
A South Dakota lawmaker has proposed a bill that would prohibit public schools from teaching kindergarten through 7th-grade students about gender identity or gender expression. Critics say it would hurt transgender students.
December 15, 2017
There were a total of 64 sex education bills proposed in 27 states and Puerto Rico during 2017 legislative sessions.
August 23, 2017
A prominent LGBT legal group has sued the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice for records related to the agencies' decision to withdraw federal guidance on the rights of transgender students in public schools.
August 16, 2017
A proposed Texas bill that would have restricted restroom access for transgender people in many public buildings, including public schools, died Tuesday night after the state's house failed to take action on the measure during a special session.
August 02, 2017
Does transgender teen Gavin Grimm still have standing to sue his school district over access to the boys' bathroom since he graduated in June? The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, in Richmond, Va., asked a lower court to answer that question, further delaying his case.
July 25, 2017
If Texas enacts the bill, the state will become just the second to place limitations on transgender students restroom access in public schools.