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Education

Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2015 Introduced

From left: Tyler Clementi's brothers James and Brian, his mother Jane and father Joe, photographed in Nov. 2011/Photo: Nigel Parry/CPI
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LGBT students are twice as likely as their peers to experience harassment and are more likely to be harassed based on sexual orientation or gender identity. ...
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Gender Wage Gap Wider in Washington Than Most States

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Women in Washington earn less than 78 cents per dollar a man earns. At the current rate of progress, it would take until at least 2071 to reach pay parity. ...
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South Carolina College Publicly Condemns Homosexuality

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Last year, Drew Davis and Juan Varona came out and were embraced by teammates, coaches, teachers, and fellow students, but Erskine publicly condemned them. ...
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Seattle Storm Tips Off ‘School Day’ Home Game Against Phoenix

The Seattle Storm announced its home preseason game, to be held on May 26, 2015 against the Phoenix Mercury, the reigning WNBA Champions. The ‘School Day’ game will tip off at 11 a.m., and will have a strong educational emphasis for all students in attendance.
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The Seattle Storm announced its home preseason game against Phoenix Mercury. The School Day game will have educational emphasis for students in attendance. ...
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New Study Shows Coming Out as LGBT in School Contributes to Well-Being

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A new study shows LGBT youth who come out at school have significantly lower levels of depression with higher levels of self-esteem and life satisfaction. ...
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Court Allows Lesbian Teacher to Proceed with Hesperia Lawsuit

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A California Superior Court Judge has signed an order allowing a lesbian teacher to proceed with her lawsuit against Hesperia Unified School District. ...
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DOE Clarifies Title IX Sorority Rules for Transgender Members

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The U.S. Department of Education has issued a letter clarifying the role of Title IX on membership of fraternities, specifically for transgender members. ...
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St. Petersburg Special Ed Teacher Fired for Being Gay

An award-winning music teacher in a special education school in Russia was reportedly fired after her sexual orientation was revealed.
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An award-winning music teacher in a special education school in Russia was reportedly fired after her sexual orientation was revealed. ...
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California Public Schools to Teach LGBT History in 2015

California's public schools are about to get a lesson on LGBT history.
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Though the LGBT history bill will take effect in January, textbooks won’t be updated until later in 2015. This is the first bill of its kind in the U.S. ...
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Campus Pride Releases Top 50 LGBT-Friendly Colleges List

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The listing highlights the positive efforts to improve safety and academic life for LGBT students as well as the top institutions leading the way. ...
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