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Education

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National
Lambda Legal has reached a settlement with the Pine-Richland School District, forcing the district to end a discriminatory, anti-transgender policy that prevented transgender students from using the bathroom that matches who they are. ...
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Sports
The plaintiffs, Layana White and Haley Videckis, are in a relationship and are suing Pepperdine University on claims that they faced discrimination and harassment from their basketball coach and the university based on their sexual orientation. ...
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National
Drew is 16-year-old boy who is transgender and he will begin his junior year at Allen D. Nease High School in Ponte Vedra, FL when he returns to school in August. He’s an honor student who wants to attend medical school to become a psychiatrist. ...
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Since 2002, Point has awarded approximately 400 scholarships making it the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit. ...
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Local
MomsRising campaigned for the passage of SHB 1445, driving calls to the state legislature and collecting stories from families who would benefit from the dual language learning program. ...
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Politics
Betsy DeVos has issued new guidance that only serves to sow confusion among parents, teachers, and administrators about how to comply with the Title IX law. The new guidance provides no explanation of transgender students’ rights or schools’ obligations under Title IX. ...
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National
A new report shows how profoundly harmful and unnecessary policies that exclude transgender students from school facilities that match their gender can be on these children. ...
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National
The Utah Legislature passed a bill Wednesday repealing a state law prohibiting supportive discussions of homosexuality in public and charter school curricula and classrooms. ...
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National
The Department of Education and Department of Justice have rescinded the guidance issued by the Obama administration on accommodating transgender and gender nonconforming students under Title IX. ...
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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 27: NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Special Council Debo Adegbile talks to reporters outside of the U.S. Supreme Court February 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Adegbile argued before the court in Shelby County v. Holder, a legal challenge to Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Politics
As Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Civil Rights, Catherine Lhamon has been one of this Administration’s key leaders in advancing civil rights. ...
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