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Title IX

The latest news about Title IX, a portion of the Education Amendment of 1972 that includes language prohibiting discrimination based on sex. Since Title IX was passed, millions of female athletes have participated in sports programs in high school and college, while the college graduation rate for women has increased by 40%. Critics argue that it is the greatest piece of legislation to support women's rights since women's suffrage. A 2012 case determined Title IX's prohibition of discrimination on sex extends to gender identity, and therefore protects transgender people.

Ken Paxton argues that parents have a right to know if their child may be transgender.

June 29 2016 7:34 PM

A Virginia school board just forced the issue of trans student access to the highest court.

June 07 2016 3:27 PM Updated

Struggling to understand what bathroom transgender people should use? President Obama has a simple test: Imagine your child was trans and needed to go potty at school. 

June 02 2016 3:42 PM Updated

Not a single judge in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals wanted to reconsider a ruling that declared 16-year-old Gavin Grimm should be allowed to use the boys' bathroom at his Virginia high school. 

May 31 2016 6:41 PM

Attorney Asaf Orr (pictured) pens an open letter to his former client — the student who filed the first trans-related lawsuit alleging a violation of Title IX.

May 23 2016 5:27 AM

Oklahoma Republicans want to impeach President Obama for protecting trans students. But first they want to make sure no God-fearing Christian student is forced to share a bathroom with a trans classmate. 

May 20 2016 6:25 PM

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
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