Meet The Trans Teen Who Just Won $25K to Make Schools Trans-Inclusive
November 19 2014 4:39 PM ET

Meet The Trans Teen Who Just Won $25K to Make Schools Safer

Mitch Kellaway

Inspirational trans organizer Eli Erlick was awarded a Peace First fellowship to continue her important work with Transgender Student Education Resources.

9 Tweets to Celebrate Trans Awareness Week
November 19 2014 11:55 AM ET

9 Tweets to Celebrate Trans Awareness Week

Mitch Kellaway

See how these trans advocates, students, and allies brought visibility to their trans community members this week.

Photo of 11-Year Old Texas Student Targeted by Antigay Bullies Goes Viral
November 17 2014 2:12 PM ET

Photo of 11-Year Old Bullied Student Goes Viral

Jase Peeples

Fed up with the school district’s inaction to protect her son from antigay bulling on school grounds, one mother took to the Internet to raise awareness of the issue.

Simmons College Opens Its Doors to Trans Students
November 11 2014 6:22 PM ET

Which Women's College to Welcome Trans Students?

Mitch Kellaway

The Boston school has become the third U.S. women's college to clarify its stance towards trans women and men amidst heated conversations about the future of single-gender institutions.

Op-ed: Dear 'Anonymous' Wellesley Trans Man, Excluding Trans Women Isn't Really About 'Safety'
November 10 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Excluding Trans Women at Wellesley Isn't About 'Safety'

Tim Chevalier

A trans male Wellesley alum breaks down why the claim that keeping trans women out of colleges is really rooted in "purity" myths and misogyny.

Catholic Universities Draw Bishops' Ire Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses
October 31 2014 2:54 PM ET

Catholic Universities Draw Bishops' Ire Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

Stevie St. John

The Roman Catholic hierarchy is not pleased with decisions by universities, including Creighton and Notre Dame, to offer benefits to same-sex spouses of employees.

Op-ed: Trans Men, Trans Women, and Surrendering the Sisterhood at Women's Colleges
October 27 2014 8:07 AM ET

Op-ed: Trans Students Surrender 'Sisterhood' at Women's Colleges

Adrian Scott Duane

Women's colleges can have their cake and eat it too: Keep their vital 'sisterhood' and do right by trans women and trans men.

Op-ed: 22 Reasons Queer History Is Important
October 22 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: 22 Reasons Queer History Is Important

Sarah Prager

Here are just a few of the reasons we need LGBT history taught in our schools and remembered in our daily lives.

WATCH: L.A. Public Schools Stand Against Bullying in Sports
October 21 2014 7:05 AM ET

WATCH: L.A. Public Schools Stand Against Bullying in Sports

Annie Hollenbeck

The school district this year, through its Out for Safe Schools initiative, is setting out to make athletics a welcoming environment for LGBT students.

After Hideous Abuse, Calif. School District Agrees to Respect Trans Students
October 16 2014 4:00 AM ET

After Hideous Abuse, Calif. School Agrees to Respect Trans Students

Mitch Kellaway

The Department of Education has intervened on behalf of a trans girl in Downey Unified School District after she allegedly suffered years of verbal harassment by peers and shaming by administrators.

Right Wing Fails to Stop Gender-Inclusive Training in Neb. Schools
October 14 2014 4:18 PM ET

Right Wing Fails to Stop Gender-Inclusive Training in Neb. Schools

Mitch Kellaway

Officials at Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska's capital are standing behind their recommended strategies for helping trans and gender-nonconforming students feel more comfortable, no matter the conservative outrage.

Catholic U. of America Cancels 'Milk' Screening, Calls It 'Advocacy' Event
October 03 2014 3:00 AM ET

Catholic U. of America Cancels Milk Screening, Calls It 'Advocacy' Event

Trudy Ring

The screening and related activities to kick off LGBT Awareness Month amounted to taking a position contrary to Catholic teaching, administrators said.

Christian College to Review Ban on 'Homosexual Practice'
October 02 2014 4:05 PM ET

Christian College to Review Ban on 'Homosexual Practice'

Eliel Cruz

Gordon College faces questions over accreditation due to its stance on same-sex activity.

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