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The federal Department of Education released new guidance for schools about Title IX’s implications for transgender students on Friday. 

May 13 2016 1:02 AM Updated

Ashton Whitaker's school is violating federal law by denying him access to the boys' restroom, says the Transgender Law Center.

May 12 2016 7:50 PM

"Keep being yourself," Philadelphia's mayor told a teenager who was kicked out of her high school prom for wearing a suit. 

May 11 2016 3:36 PM

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and beleaguered Attorney General Ken Paxton are both backing North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s efforts to defend his state’s transphobic House Bill 2. 

May 10 2016 5:17 PM

Supporters of the teen are tweeting their outrage at administrators for their decision. 

May 09 2016 11:39 AM

The families, represented by right-wing attorneys, claim the federal government's policies on trans students amount to "discrimination" against cisgender students.

May 06 2016 6:29 PM

Dakota Yorke is one of four finalists in the contest for prom queen at Portage High School in Portage, Ind. She'll find out if she won on Saturday. 

May 06 2016 1:37 PM
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