GLSEN
yesterday at 19:08. Facebook
"Despite the culture of fear, ignorance and intolerance that permeates our country right now, I am here to tell each and every student that you belong, and that nothing — absolutely nothing — is wrong with you," writes trans advocate Janet Mock.

Janet Mock: Young People Get Trans Rights. It’s Adults Who Don’t.

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GLSEN
yesterday at 15:43. Facebook
"With people in power like Secretary DeVos, who hasn’t shown allyship to people like me, we need to celebrate the power of youth coming together to make change in their local communities," writes Spencer Washington, a trans student and leader of GLSEN's 2016 GSA of the Year.

This Is Why GSAs Can’t Stop Now

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GLSEN
02/25/2017 at 21:30. Facebook
Michelle, a teacher in Boise, ID, found her Safe Space poster ripped, but she replaced it with a laminated one. Since the reversal of the Title IX guidance for protecting trans students, we've seen a 726% increase in sales of the GLSEN Safe Space Kit, which includes 2 posters, 10 stickers, and a guide to being an ally to LGBTQ students. Buy one for a teacher like Michelle who won't stop...
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GLSEN
02/25/2017 at 17:35. Facebook
BREAKING: The Trump administration has announced it is abandoning support of a trans student the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) had previously supported -- just days after Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos claimed she & OCR "remain committed to investigating all claims of discrimination, bullying and harassment against those who are most vulnerable in our...
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Trump administration drops support of local transgendered student

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GLSEN
02/25/2017 at 15:26. Facebook
"Nobody can ever take away your knowledge, and nobody can ever take away your joy."

If you witness or experience discrimination at school, #ClaimYourRights: glsen.org/claimyourrights

Dear Trans Kids: (from a trans teacher)

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GLSEN
02/25/2017 at 00:19. Facebook
GLSEN Tennessee and partners are Live on CNN, protesting the reversal of Title IX guidance by the Trump administration.
GLSEN
02/24/2017 at 23:18. Facebook
The reversal of the Title IX guidance has real consequences for real students. Trans students deserve better.

Next steps for educators: [ Glsen.org Link ]

Next steps for students: [ Glsen.org Link ]
GLSEN
02/24/2017 at 19:12. Facebook
GLSEN
02/24/2017 at 17:01. Facebook
"When it comes to protecting students, the law is clear: Civil rights are paramount," writes Arne Duncan, former U.S. Education Secretary, and Catherine Lhamon, chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. "These are real issues affecting real people and carrying consequences every day for children in classrooms. They deserve better." #ProtectTransYouth

If you witness or experience...
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Opinion | The White House’s thoughtless, cruel and sad rollback of transgender rights

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GLSEN
02/23/2017 at 23:27. Facebook
Join GLSEN NYC and partners at the rally at Stonewall to #ProtectTransYouth.
GLSEN
02/23/2017 at 23:07. Facebook
We're at Stonewall in NYC to #ProtectTransYouth. If you witness or experience discrimination at school, #ClaimYourRights with the Office for Civil Rights: glsen.org/claimyourrights
GLSEN
02/23/2017 at 20:36. Facebook
GLSEN and PFLAG National have relaunched our #ClaimYourRights Campaign to help anyone affected by or witnessing anti-trans discrimination in schools file a complaint with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Education.

Learn where to show up at rallies in support of transgender students and how to file a discrimination complaint with OCR: glsen.org/claimyourrights

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GLSEN
02/23/2017 at 18:29. Facebook
So thrilled and thankful that Beyoncé is supportive of LGBTQ students.

Celebrate 100 Days of Kindness with GLSEN

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GLSEN
02/23/2017 at 00:37. Facebook
The Department of Education and Department of Justice have withdrawn the Title IX guidance on protecting transgender students.

"The administration's actions today do not and cannot change the well-established legal foundations upon which the federal Title IX guidance is based," said Eliza Byard, GLSEN's Executive Director.

GLSEN Statement on Reversal of Title IX Guidance on Accommodating Transgender Students

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GLSEN
02/22/2017 at 21:27. Facebook
No matter what happens with the Title IX guidance, we must uplift trans students and let them know they're loved.
GLSEN
02/22/2017 at 17:36. Facebook
Katharine Prescott, who lost her transgender son Kyler to suicide after he faced discrimination at his school, was a key advocate for the Title IX guidance issued by the Obama administration.

Read her statement and one from GLSEN's Executive Director Dr. Eliza Byard on the expected recision of this guidance: [ Glsen.org Link ]

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GLSEN
02/22/2017 at 14:32. Facebook
According to a draft letter obtained by the Washington Post, the Department of Education and Department of Justice “have decided to withdraw and rescind the above-referenced guidance documents in order to further consider the legal issues involved.”

Act now to demand that the Trump administration maintain the critical Title IX guidance that protects transgender students: [ Cqrcengage.com Link ]

Trump administration poised to change transgender student bathroom guidelines

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GLSEN
02/21/2017 at 23:34. Facebook
Act now to demand that the Trump administration maintain the critical Title IX guidance for protecting trans students: [ Cqrcengage.com Link ]

White House: States Should Get To Decide Whether To Discriminate Against LGBTQ Students

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GLSEN
02/21/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
This brick in our wall of kindness at glsen.org/100days is something that all trans and gender nonconforming youth should see. You are supported, and you are loved.

The White House has confirmed that something is in the works regarding the federal guidance on supporting trans students under Title IX, so we must act now and demand they maintain it: [ Cqrcengage.com Link ]
GLSEN
02/21/2017 at 00:38. Facebook
The White House has confirmed that something is in the works regarding the federal guidance on supporting trans students under Title IX, so we must act now and demand they maintain it: [ Cqrcengage.com Link ]

Trump administration set to rescind trans student protections

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