A teenage girl was suspended from her California high school for failure to adhere to the dress code for female students in her district, something she did to shine light on mixed messages she's received from officials.
Jewelyes Gutierrez, a 16-year-old transgender student, has been charged with misdemeanor battery following a lunchtime fight at her high school.
Efforts to repeal a law designed to protect transgender students remain alive as signature verification cleared one of two hurdles.
Although marriage equality has been restored in California, the denial of wedding services to same-sex couples may still be legal.
The proposed rule change would mirror similar policies adopted by the International Olympic Committee and NCAA.
The school district in California's capital city is set to consider expanding its nondiscrimination policy to include transgender students in a vote Thursday.
By the latest count, opponents of California's Student Success and Opportunity Act don't appear to have obtained enough valid signatures to qualify a measure to repeal the law for the November 2014 ballot.
Initial projections indicate that right-wing activists did not secure enough signatories to place California's School Success and Opportunity Act on the chopping block in next year's election.
All four 16-year-old girls who engaged in a physical altercation last week involving a transgender student have been suspended from their Bay Area high school.
Conservative activists within the Privacy for All Students campaign claim they gathered more than half a million valid signatures from Californians who want the chance to repeal the state's new law regarding transgender students.
Supporters of a campaign to repeal California's new law supporting transgender students are once again publishing false claims that allege trans teenagers are harassing their female classmates in restrooms.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 1266 Monday, giving transgender students the right to participate in sex-segregated programs according to their gender identity.