Content Filed Under: Protect Trans Students
Posts concerning the movement to protect transgender students from discrimination.
Pride Month: A Time to Keep Moving Forward by Kasey SuffrediniBy Kasey Suffredini • June 3, 2021, 2:30 pm Freedom for All Americans CEO Kasey Suffredini on Pride Month, the 2021 legislative session, and how we keep pushing Congress to pass the Equality Act.
Truth Alert: American Academy of Pediatrics v. American College of PediatricsBy Shane Stahl • March 2, 2021, 11:01 am Learn the difference between two similarly named organizations — and which one is offering legitimate, vetted medical information about LGBTQ youth.
Teamwork, Leadership, Fairness: Why Transgender Youth Athletes Should Have the Same Opportunities as Their PeersWhen transgender athletes are excluded from participation on teams that align with their gender identity, the result is often that they are excluded from sports altogether.
Texas isn’t on my son’s list of safe states. Congress should change that.Austin American-Statesman • December 27, 2020, 11:43 am As our attention has been gripped this year by pressing news, one major development that I care about deeply seems to have flown under the radar: This year federal appeals courts in the South have ruled repeatedly that transgender students are entitled to basic dignity and equality at school.
As a transgender woman and fellow veteran, I ask Todd Young to back LGBTQ equalityIndy Star • November 29, 2020, 11:40 am If the recent election has told us anything, it’s that America is ready for change. We have elected a president and vice president who pledged to make ending discrimination against LGBTQ Americans a core feature of their administration and a top priority during their first 100 days in office.
“Without Hope, What Do We Have?”: Travis Scheadler on the Importance of Allowing Transgender Athletes to Participate in Youth SportsSeptember 30, 2020, 10:58 am Travis Scheadler, a doctoral student at The Ohio State University specializing in sport-based positive youth development, explains the importance of allowing transgender athletes to compete in sports alongside their non-transgender peers.
Olympian, Champion, Advocate: Kathy Johnson Clarke, OLY on Protecting Transgender Athletes From DiscriminationSeptember 2, 2020, 11:36 am Gymnastics World and Olympic medalist Kathy Johnson Clarke on the benefits of sport, and why transgender athletes should not be denied these opportunities.
Tennessee On the Brink of Becoming First State to Pass Anti-LGBTQ Legislation This YearApril 3, 2019, 10:28 am Tennessee lawmakers advanced two dangerously discriminatory bills this week, both part of the most extreme anti-LGBTQ slate of bills in the nation.
Nonbinary Education Activist: “We Have to Embrace Everyone’s Authenticity”December 13, 2018, 12:03 pm Jamey Jesperson, an education associate for GLSEN, tells their story as a nonbinary person, and speaks about the need for transgender and non-binary-inclusive school policies.
The LGBTQ Cases to Watch at the U.S. Supreme Court This TermBy Adam Polaski • October 1, 2018, 4:17 pm The Supreme Court could hear any number of cases concerning LGBTQ nondiscrimination during their upcoming term — take a look at our analysis here.
Five LGBTQ Developments That Should Give Transgender Students Hope for the New School YearBy Adam Polaski • September 18, 2018, 12:10 pm "As kids head back into the school year and the months ahead get busy, transgender students and the many other students who support them can take heart in these five developments:"
During Back-to-School Season, Parents, Families and Individuals Send Support to Transgender StudentsAugust 30, 2018, 10:09 am
People across the country are coming together to share their stories and support transgender youth as they head back to school. Read several stories below of parents, children, professionals, and more providing insight into what it's like to head back to school as a transgender student.