The mother of a 13-year-old transgender girl has been told that her daughter will not be welcome to attend classes this fall as herself, and would only be allowed back if the teenager agrees to dress and act like a boy.
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.
In a major step forward for the protection of trans students, the United States Department of Education announced today that trans students are protected from discrimination under Title IX.
Cori McCreery will be awarded $50,000 and her former employer must formally apologize after she was terminated from a job when she announced her plans to transition in 2010.
A technical school in Clearwater, Fla., violated Title IX of the Civil Rights Act when it ordered a nursing student to use a separate bathroom because she is transgender, says the ACLU.
For the first time in history, the federal government is standing behind transgender employees who say they've been discriminated against because of their gender identity.