Department of Education Offers Antitrans University a 'Religious Exemption'
July 11 2014 3:18 PM ET

DOE Offers Antitrans University "Religious Exemption"

Parker Marie Molloy

An Oregon Christian university has been granted a 'religious exemption' from certain aspects of Title IX, allowing it to discriminate against a trans student.

Congresspeople Urge Dept. of Ed. to Issue Comprehensive Trans Student Guidelines
July 01 2014 5:10 PM ET

These Lawmakers Want to Make School Safer for Trans Kids

Parker Marie Molloy

In a letter sent last month, three members of Congress urged the Education Department to clarify an April statement related to how trans and gender-nonconforming students are protected by Title IX.

June 18 2014 2:10 PM ET

California School District Wins Battle For Equality in Girls' Sports

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 Girls at a middle school in Pasadena won't be relegated to only cheering for the boys now.

S.C. Gov OK's Measure Penalizing Schools for LGBT Curricula
June 17 2014 4:30 AM ET

S.C. Gov OK's Penalizing Schools for LGBT Curricula

Trudy Ring

The state budget requires two colleges to make up for having put LGBT-themed books on student reading lists by teaching about the nation's founding documents.

President Obama Endorses Trans Student Protections
June 11 2014 3:39 PM ET

Trans Students Get Good News from President Obama

Parker Marie Molloy

'The fact that we are applying [Title IX] to transgender students means that they are going to be in a position to assert their rights,' said President Obama in a recent interview.

D.C. Principal Comes Out to Students for Pride
June 04 2014 6:38 PM ET

D.C. Principal Comes Out to Students for Pride

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

The Westboro Baptist Church, however, has planned a protest at the school.

Univ. of California Aims to Become More LGBT-Inclusive
June 04 2014 2:30 PM ET

Univ. of California Aims to Become More LGBT-Inclusive

Eliel Cruz

The suggestions from a two-year study of LGBT issues on campus include the creation of a bisexual workgroup, gender-neutral restrooms, and tax equity programs for staff in domestic partnerships.

UNC Schools Begin Offering Gay Military Spouses In-State Tuition
May 30 2014 12:56 PM ET

UNC Schools Begin Offering Gay Military Spouses In-State Tuition

Daniel Reynolds

Despite a state ban on same-sex marriage, the University of North Carolina system has begun offering in-state tuition to the gay spouses of military personnel, so long as they were wed in states that have instituted marriage equality.

S.C. Colleges in LGBT Controversy May Get Funding Back, With Strings Attached
May 14 2014 7:57 PM ET

S.C. Colleges in LGBT Controversy May Get Funding Back, With Strings Attached

Trudy Ring

The State Senate voted to restore funds that the House cut from two schools in retaliation over the assignment of LGBT-inclusive reading material, but the schools will be required to use the money to teach about the U.S. Constitution and other founding documents.

WATCH: Notre Dame Tells LGBT Athletes 'You Can Play'
May 05 2014 6:48 PM ET

WATCH: Notre Dame Tells LGBT Athletes 'You Can Play'

Trudy Ring

Athletes and coaches welcome LGBT students to the Catholic university's Fighting Irish sports teams.

GLAAD Cochair Jennifer Finney Boylan Joins Barnard College
May 01 2014 4:00 PM ET

Jennifer Finney Boylan Joins Barnard College

Parker Marie Molloy

The celebrated trans activist and author has been named the prestigious Seven Sisters school's inaugural Anna Quindlen Writer-in-Residence.

Ousted Gay Administrator Finds New Gig at Wash. Public School
May 01 2014 1:53 PM ET

Ousted Gay Admin. Finds New Gig at Wash. Public School

Sunnivie Brydum

After being forced out of his position as vice principal at a Catholic high school in Washington, Mark Zmuda is slated to accept a new position as associate principal at Mercer Island High School.

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