Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students

Op-ed: K-12 Teachers, Let's Step Up for Our Trans Students

A teacher reminds his fellow educators: We're here to develop empathetic citizens. So why continue to bar trans students from their gender-affirming bathrooms?

Op-ed: When Teaching Means Going Back Into The Closet

Op-ed: When Teaching Means Going Back Into The Closet

A new initiative by Teach for America strives to give educators the resources to break down the closet door.

READ: 9-Year-Old Girl's Adorable Letter to Newly Out Gay Teacher

READ: 9-Year-Old Girl's Adorable Letter to Newly Out Gay Teacher

Clearly, this teacher has done something right when teaching his young students about acceptance.

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Athletics Policy

Wis. School District Voluntarily Adopts Trans-Inclusive Policy

A Wisconsin school district has adopted a trans-inclusive athletics policy this week — before any trans students came forward to request the change.

Bryan Fischer: Teach Sodom & Gomorrah in California Schools

Bryan Fischer: Teach Sodom & Gomorrah in California Schools

'Gay history starts with Sodom and Gomorrah,' Fischer said in a rant against a law requiring California schools to teach about the historic contributions of LGBT people.

WATCH: Ark. School Nixes Lesbian Student's Homecoming Speech

WATCH: Ark. School Nixes Lesbian Student's Homecoming Speech

Quitman High School canceled the entire program of speeches even after the lesbian student agreed to revise hers.

WATCH: Minn. Passes Much-Debated Trans Student Athlete Policy

WATCH: Minn. Passes Much-Debated Trans Student Athlete Policy

Emotions ran high at this week's meeting of the Minnesota State High School League as the board voted on a trans-inclusive policy that's ignited national debate.

Bullied Calif. Boy Commits Suicide

Bullied Calif. Boy Commits Suicide

Ronin Shimizu was teased by schoolmates for being a cheerleader, which they said made him "gay."

Trans Teen Wins $75K in School Restroom Discrimination Lawsuit

Trans Teen Wins $75K in Landmark School Discrimination Suit

After a five-year battle that started in elementary school, Nicole Maines will be leaving a lasting legacy for all trans students as she graduates high school.

Obama Administration Endorses Trans-Inclusive School Policies

Obama's Dept. of Ed. Endorses Trans-Inclusive Schools

Trans advocates are 'thrilled' that the Department of Education has officially answered questions about trans students' access to single-sex school activities and sports.

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