TitleIX

  • Broward and Miami-Dade School Boards will continue to include gender identity in protections.

  • Protester arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest without violence.

  • (WB) House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) held firm to her commitment to civil rights for transgender kids Friday under questioning from a hostile reporter who asked about students accessing bathrooms, sports and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity.

  • (SFGN) The Supreme Court announced Monday that it would no longer hear the case of Gavin Grimm vs. the Gloucester County School Board, scheduled for March 28. The case was expected to set precedent for federal oversight on matters of antidiscrimination protections for public school students based on gender identity.

    Gavin’s case focuses on Title IX protections, and allowing transgender students to use restrooms and consistent with their gender identity. Previous Title IX guidelines issued by the Obama administration had extended protections for this, as well as to allow students to be called by their preferred pronouns, for students to wear a tuxedos or dresses for school photos and events, based upon how they identify.

  • The Trump administration has rescinded Title IX protections for transgender students issued by the Obama administration last year. The decision comes one day after Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions was sworn in as Attorney General to head the Justice Department.