2014 List Of Top LGBT Schools Includes More Southern And Religious Campuses
August 15 2014 11:13 AM ET

Did Your School Make The List of Top LGBT Colleges?

Michelle Garcia

Campus Pride's annual index of LGBT-friendly colleges and universities has expanded this year to show the improvements of more schools across the country.

Blogger Loses Job to Homophonia
August 04 2014 5:39 PM ET

Blogger Loses Job to Homophonia

Trudy Ring

The owner of a Utah language school worried that a blog post on homophones — words that sound alike but are spelled differently — would bring up associations with homosexuality.

WATCH: Trans Girl's Discrimination Sparks Change in Catholic School Policy
July 24 2014 6:03 PM ET

WATCH: Victory for Trans Girl Discriminated Against by Catholic School

Mitch Kellaway

In response to 11-year-old Tracey Wilson's human rights complaint, Vancouver's schools have become more open to trans students — though some say support doesn't go far enough.

Christian Univ. Adjusts, Stands By Discriminatory Trans Housing Policy
July 21 2014 2:36 PM ET July 22 2014 1:33 PM ET

Christian Univ. Adjusts, Stands By Trans Housing Policy

Parker Marie Molloy

George Fox University will now allow students who have undergone specific gender-confirming surgeries to be housed in accordance with their gender. Others will be housed according to their sex assigned at birth.

WATCH: Disowned by Family, Pansexual College Student Crowdfunds Her Tuition
July 16 2014 3:27 PM ET

Disowned Pansexual Student Crowdfunds Her Tuition

Eliel Cruz

After Kate Koenig's family learned that she was pansexual and dating a transgender man, they cut her off financially, just one semester into her college career.

Fired Gay Teacher Gets His Apology — 42 Years Later
July 14 2014 6:57 PM ET

Fired Gay Teacher Finally Gets Apology

Daniel Reynolds

Jim Gaylord was fired for being gay back in 1972. This week he received an apology from his former school district.

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.

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