Challenges for Transgender Youth and Masquerading Orgs

An important look at how the religious right is conniving to hurt Trans youth under the guise of helping them,

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Revealing the Transphobic Organizations Fighting Trans and LGBT Freedom while Masquerading as Safety and Privacy Groups

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The organization Freedom for All Americans provides this report: Background on the Department of Education’s Recent Guidance re: Title IX and Gender Identity

Earlier this month, the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice issued a letter outlining what a public school’s responsibilities are to transgender students under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and how both DOJ and DOE will evaluate a school’s compliance. The guidance is not legally binding, but is rooted in legal precedent and a growing awareness of the urgent need to ensure all students – including transgender students – feel safe and supported at school.

There’s been a lot of heated rhetoric directed toward the Obama administration in the wake of the guidance, and a lot of misinformation about what it means to be transgender. This editorial…

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A disabled, trans/agender fairy bear living in the American Southwest and passionate about social justice, the environment, Trans/ LGBTQIA+ equality and combating bullying.
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