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School Settles for 120K with Transgender Child's Parents in Discrimination Case

School Settles for 120K with Transgender Child's Parents in Discrimination Case

By Colton Wooten | Aug 19
Minnesota parents of a 7-year-old transgender child settled charges filed against Nova Classical Academy Charter School in St. Paul after the school failed to implement policies that would have protected their child against bullying.

#ProtectTransKids

By Joel Gemino | Apr 16
The Obama-era guidance regarding Title IX civil right protections for transgender students was rescinded in late February by President Trump, the Department of Education and the Department of Justice.

HUD Policies Updated to Protect LGBTQ People; Will It Last?

By Jeff Taylor | Mar 5
Life as an LGBTQ person experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity, always a difficult scenario, might get that much harder.

Transgender Teen's Mother Suing Hospital for Discriminating Against Her Son

By John Riley | Oct 1
The mother of a transgender teenage boy who committed suicide after being released early from a children's hospital is suing that hospital for discriminating against her son.

Federal Judge: Wisconsin Trans Student Should Be Allowed to Use Boys' Restroom

By John Riley | Sep 24
A federal judge has ruled that a Wisconsin public school district must stop discriminating against a transgender student by requiring him to use a separate restroom.

I Am Jazz :: New Docu-Series Features Inspiring Trans Teen's Life

By Christiana Lilly | Aug 2
At 14, Jazz Jennings is not just a transgender girl, but she's also one of the youngest transgender activists you'll find. Now, she and her family are starring in the TLC docu-series, "I Am Jazz."

Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn's Death Stirs Action in the U.S. and Beyond

By Dan Sewell | Jan 26
Leelah Alcorn wrote a note on her Tumblr blog, then walked through the night and into the path of a tractor-trailer rumbling down a highway. In the final message attributed to her, she pleaded: "My death needs to mean something. ... Fix society. Please."

MTV to Air Documentary About Transgender Youths

Sep 18
Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgenders.

Transgender Teenager in Confinement Case Escapes

Sep 16
A transgender girl whose imprisonment without criminal charges raised an outcry among her advocates has escaped from custody in Connecticut.

Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess

Sep 14
A transgender girl was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs high school.

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