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17 School Districts Debunk Right Wing Lies About Protecting Transgender Students

Media Matters collected information from 17 school districts with transgender students protection policies in place and found no evidence of any problems implementing transgender student protections including bathroom and locker room acces. You can read the entire report here: http://mediamatters.org/research/2015/06/03/17-school-districts-debunk-right-wing-lies-abou/203867Continue reading

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For This Transgender Third-Grader, Life As A Boy Is Liberating : NPR Ed : NPR

A story about a trans boy by the name of Q who has just finished his first year of school as a boy. This is a report from National Public Radio and is, thank goodness, positive in tone. Here’s an … Continue reading

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Latest LGBTQ Stories From ThinkProgress

From Think Progress, Three Important News Stories: Transgender — Non-Discrimination Protections — Marriage Equality LGBTQ Virginia School Board Votes To Force Transgender Student Out Of Bathrooms BY ZACK FORD POSTED ON MARCH 25, 2015 UPDATED: MARCH 25, 2015 A Virginia school is disregarding federal … Continue reading

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Transgender women in women’s restrooms: A purely imagined harm | The TransAdvocate

I love this article which really exposes the the real issues involved when trans* women and girls use the women’s restroom… These groups are trying to make an issue out of what is, in reality, the biggest non-issue imaginable. And … Continue reading

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The Bay Area Reporter Online | Suit filed over trans student law

This article looks at the status of the anti-transgender students ballot initiative and the hateful man behind it. It also looks at other LGBTQ laws scheduled to go into effect and proposals for new ones… Anti-gay activists are suing state … Continue reading

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A Prop. 8-style attack on transgender student rights – latimes.com

A strong editorial against efforts to put the repeal of transgender student rights on the California ballot. Here’s a major excerpt from the opinion… The new law, which takes effect Jan. 1, would allow transgender students to use the school … Continue reading

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Group trying to overturn Calif. transgender students’ rights law files suit – LGBTQ Nation

I remain hopeful that their will not be enough verified signatures for this divisive campaign to overturn California’s transgender rights bill. As Californians learn the facts about the law and the plight of transgender students they will see through the … Continue reading

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Right Wing Coalition Targeting Trans Youth Protections :: EDGE

Attacking the most vulnerable students with lies and bigotry is one of the most dispicable things the tight wing in this country in general and in California and Colorado in particular. In Colorado a story was concocted that sent one … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Schools prepare for transgender law

This hasn’t got as much national coverage as the California law but you can be sure it will be an issue as evidenced by a ballot initiative proposal… Transgender students in Kings County could see a few changes for them … Continue reading

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Sacramento City Unified trustees to consider transgender policy – Education – The Sacramento Bee

Another California city school district considers beefing up it’s transgender students protection policy. This time it’s thee state’s capital city that is moving forward… Sacramento City Unified School District trustees are poised this week to approve new guidelines designed to … Continue reading

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California Gives Boost To Transgender Rights For Children and Youth in School

Once again California leads the nation, (along with states like Massachusetts), in school affirmation and protection of LGBT students. This time it’s Transgender students who are protected. Here is an excerpt from Huffington Post Gay Voices: SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California … Continue reading

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