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You may have heard that the President is trying to stop transgender students from using the bathrooms they feel most comfortable in. If you're reading this, the Title IX guidance for protecting transgender students has been
As many of you likely know, the Trump administration rescinded the Title IX guidance on protecting trans youth. While this action did not end the protections trans students have under federal law, I'm sure it created fear and uncertainty
“As leaders in education policy and strong supporters of transgender students and every student, we disagree with the Administration’s decision to rescind federal guidance related to Title IX"
"Today, GLSEN and PFLAG join together to re-launch our #ClaimYourRights Campaign, to help anyone affected by or witnessing anti-transgender discrimination in our schools file a complaint with the Office for Civil Rights at the Departme
You have the right to be yourself in school. Claim your rights!
"While the Trump administration may abandon trans students, GLSEN won’t."
"I would welcome the chance to share my story with Secretary DeVos and Attorney General Sessions to help them understand the real-life implications of reversing the Title IX guidance for protecting transgender students.”
GLSEN's Day of Silence is a student-led national event organized in thousands of schools, bringing awareness to the silencing effects of anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Students from middle school to
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"Clearly, the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Education is an essential service to the American people."
The Truth about the GLSEN Day of Silence
GLSEN's Chapter Organizer newsletter, published on January 10, 2017.
GLSEN's Chapter Organizer newsletter, published on February 1, 2017.
Day of Silence: Info + Resources
Photo by Wunmi Onibudo Navigating romantic relationships as a queer youth is often like finding a light switch in the dark. Sometimes, you trip over things and fall face-first onto the unforgiving floor. It might take years to find that
"Parents, students and advocates for inclusive public education across our country deserve to hear how President Trump, Mr. Sessions and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will protect the civil rights of ALL Americans."
This year, state legislators across the country are pushing forward a wave of proposals that specifically prohibit transgender students from using bathrooms that align with their gender identity (a.k.a. “bathroom bills”).  Despite