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Title IX

District Court Hears Challenge to Federal Guidance Protecting Transgender Students and Employees

National
Five leading national civil and LGBT rights organizations urged the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to reject an effort to block the Obama administration’s interpretations of several federal laws pending trial in Texas v. United States. ...
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General Assembly Refuses DOJ Order to End HB2 in North Carolina

Politics
HB2 has eliminated existing municipal non-discrimination protections for LGBT people and prevents such protections from being passed by cities in the future. ...
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Washington State Ballot Initiative Restricting Restroom Access Would Put $4.5 Billion in Federal Funding At Risk

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Local
The study analyzes the potential fiscal impact on Washington as a result of conflicts between Initiative 1515 and seven federal laws. ...
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Fourth Circuit Rules to Protect Virginia Transgender High School Student Under Title IX

National
A court ruled that student Gavin Grimm can proceed to challenge the school board’s restroom policy of separating transgender students from their peers. ...
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New York School Urged to Adopt Gender Neutral Bathroom Policies for Students

National
The Le Roy Central School District is being urged to adopt inclusive bathroom policies consistent with the District’s practice of respecting the gender identity of its students. ...
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Equal Bathroom Treatment for Trans Students is Critical for Development, Brief Argues

National
Being able to use the same bathroom as other students at school is critical for the healthy development of transgender adolescents, says an amicus brief. ...
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Transgender Student’s Restroom Case Likely to Proceed in Virginia

Gavin Grimm in June 2015/ACLU Photo
National
A federal court in Virginia heard the case of a transgender male student seeking to use communal restrooms that match his gender identity. ...
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Seattle Storm’s Ginny Gilder to Read Memoir at Town Hall

Force 10 Hoops, the Storm's ownership group, is made up of Ginny Gilder, Dawn Trudeau and Lisa Brummel. (Aaron Last/Storm Photos)
Top News Sports
The memoir delves into Gilder’s history breaking gender barriers at Yale, growing up in a dysfunctional family and realizing her true sexual identity. ...
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DOE Clarifies Title IX Sorority Rules for Transgender Members

Top News Sports
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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WNBA Season Resumes Pitting Olympic Gold Medal Athletes Against Each Other

WNBA Season Resumes Pitting Olympic Gold Medal Athletes Against Each Other
The U.S. team made history in London, winning their fifth straight gold medal and continuing a 41-game Olympic winning streak dating back to 1992. ...
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