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Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas has given a wide ranging interview to the Gay Star News website, telling them that “as a gay Bermudian, I feel pretty lucky to have been born here,” and “despite this more recent setback, Bermuda's track record on advancing LGBT rights in the last 20 years is ...
A group of Alberta parents and schools filed a court application Thursday, challenging the provisions added to Bill 24 to support gay-straight alliances ... GSAs have long been a controversial issue in Alberta, given their location at the intersection of education, religion, students' rights, parents' rights and ...

STUDENT RIGHTS and welfare emerged at the forefront of the 2018 Sanggunian School Representatives (SR) Debates at the Colayco Pavilion on March 12 ... She responded in favor of it, saying that if the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) sector feels that it is “appropriate for them to have a ...
Federal court in Maryland says school district's restroom policy violates transgender student's rights ... One such example of that is the Pine-Richland case in the Pittsburgh area, where a school district settled a lawsuit with three transgender students after a federal judge ruled that a policy barring them from ...
The changes appear in a new version of the Office for Civil Right's Case Processing Manual, posted to the department's website and dated effective ... a senior attorney and students' rights strategist at Lambda Legal, a nonprofit that seeks full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, ...
The “Demonstrations FAQ” section of the Student Handbook lays out the case for this process, assuring readers of its swiftness, and arguing that the short series of red-tape hoops ensure student ... Members of the prospective SJP chapter fought back and filed a lawsuit against Fordham on April 26, 2017.

The district's decision to change its tradition to protect its students' rights of conscience is anything but cowardly.” ... At a meeting last month, Farah Uddin, a Muslim mother, urged the school board to accept diversity training offered by groups including CAIR and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance of North Texas.
Tinker, who was a junior in high school when the ruling took place, said she didn't realize it would be a landmark case for students' rights. ... Tinker referenced examples of the younger generation speaking out including students taking stances for immigration and gay rights as well as two high schools in ...
The nine-page bill — which includes stipulations on belief-based student groups and university liability for violating student rights — seems a reaction, in part, ... as part of the national debate — including a case now before the U.S. Supreme Court — over the juxtaposition of free expression and gay rights.
An LGBT civil rights group has sent a letter to Calhoun County schools threatening a lawsuit if a lesbian couple are prevented from attending the prom after one student was disciplined for ... At issue is a case involving Janizia Ross, 17, a student at Alexandria High School, about 17 miles north of Anniston.
It reversed “don't ask, don't tell” — which banned gay people from serving openly in the military — and began to reverse a similar ban on open trans service members. In court cases in which it chimed in, the Obama administration was a reliable ally of LGBTQ rights causes. And it took on smaller yet still ...
The families have not officially lost the civil case with this ruling, and are looking into an appeal. Considering the judge's refusal to issue an injunction, however, it seems unlikely that he will find in their favor. The lawsuit came after the school district agreed to allow a trans student to use the girls' locker room ...
The New York Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday morning the settlement of a federal lawsuit against the Buffalo City School District for what it ... throughout the state that curtailing LGBTQ students' rights will not be tolerated,” said NYCLU Staff Attorney Bobby Hodgson, lead counsel in the case.
The expectation had been that the U.S. Supreme Court would hear and resolve the ongoing lawsuit by Gavin Grimm against the Gloucester County School Board, and determine ... But Grimm's case has since been sent back to lower courts, leaving individual school districts to carve out their own policies.
The lawsuit behind the case was filed by Donald Zarda, a skydiving instructor who says an employer, Altitude Express, fired him due to his sexual orientation. It's not unusual for other parties to chime into cases like this. The argument goes into an ongoing legal battle over the 53-year-old Civil Rights Act.
Those critical of transgender students' rights have long argued non-transgender children are at greater risk of harm when sharing a restroom with transgender students. For Nesmith, the Kansas GOP's recent resolution endorsement is another case of “here we go again,” only much closer to home. They said the resolution ...
The district's decision to change its tradition to protect its students' rights of conscience is anything but cowardly.” ... in these communities to live up to the First Amendment for the first time in many cases,” said Haynes, co-author of “Finding Common Ground: A Guide to Religious Liberty in Public Schools.”.

The lawsuit alleged that the students' rights had been violated under the ... noting that the high school sanctions a Gay Straight Alliance and a ...
Some of us realized that we ourselves were gay/lesbian. ... In case it helps, in the 8 years (so far) that I have had a child(ren) in the ... bothered to educate themselves and in many cases don't want to. ..... Transgender students' rights to privacy are NO LESS, nor any MORE important than cisgender students.
“In the majority of cases, these events are unbalanced in nature, meaning ... The report was compiled by Student Rights, a project set up by the Henry ... Tatchell, a veteran gay right activist, was also snubbed by the National ...
LGBTQ students' rights at issue in Fairfax School Board election ... left open by the resignation of Jeanette Hough — and LGBTQ student's rights are a hot topic for voters. ... to work with students and their parents on a case-by-case basis. ... resolve the ongoing lawsuit by Gavin Grimm against the Gloucester ...
FIRE, an organization dedicated to protecting the constitutional rights of college students, has helped file the first lawsuit as part of a new ...
In Berks County, a lawsuit alleges a male student's “bodily privacy” was violated ... Eliza Byard, executive director of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight ... rollback of Obama-era guidelines on transgender-student rights, Byard said, ... school districts in Pennsylvania are violating their students' rights," he said.
Trump's Transgender Order Shines Light on Supreme Court Case ... schools in defense of transgender student rights, near the White House in Washington, ... sided with liberals in major cases, including several on gay rights.
Mr. Sessions, who has opposed expanding gay, lesbian and .... on transgender policy, to avoid confusion in cases moving through the courts.
... of its demands, including maintaining a Gay-Straight Alliance after-school club, ... The NYCLU lawsuit noted that in past years, students at McKinley were told that ... the state that curtailing LGBTQ students' rights will not be tolerated,” said NYCLU Staff Attorney Bobby Hodgson, lead counsel in the case.
NYCLU announces LGBTQ lawsuit settlement with McKinley HS ... including maintaining a Gay-Straight Alliance after-school club, anti-discrimination ... said Byshop Elliott, the plaintiff in the case and a senior at McKinley. ... state that curtailing LGBTQ students' rights will not be tolerated,” said NYCLU Staff ...
In a 2013 interview with Sean Hannity, Carson compared gay people to pedophiles. ... has filed lawsuits against schools supporting transgender students. ... done anything to prove that she will fight for LGBTQ students' rights.
Milo Yiannopoulos is a gay, conservative provocateur. ... civil rights lawsuit claiming the university violated students' rights to free speech.
Legal victory for gay-straight alliance in Florida high school ... one of the plaintiffs in the case, identified in the lawsuit as “D.L.” as required for minors by court rules. ... GSAs and the legal costs of violating students' rights in these cases, ... GSAs are student organizations made up of lesbian, gay, bisexual ...
... women of color, and at least 12 were cisgender gay men," Buzzfeed adds. ... "They don't report generally from communities that are smaller or where cases are not ... were LGBT-inclusive, such as supporting trans students' rights and ... a landmark trans rights case back to a lower court earlier this year.
Parkland's website lists a political science club and a Gay Straight ... In addition to the demand letter, SFLA is involved in two lawsuits regarding free speech in California. ... administrators should be better informed about students' rights. ... the type of cases we have helped to make public,” Hernandez said.
That doesn't necessarily mean the cases were classified as hate crimes by law ... says that the rate of homicides of trans women and gay men are worth ... were LGBT-inclusive, such as supporting trans students' rights and signaling ... it sent a landmark trans rights case back to a lower court earlier this year.
... nonprofit that works with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. ... Earlier this year Trump revoked federal guidelines on transgender student rights and rolled back ... “I would be shocked if there weren't lawsuits.”.
The lawsuit included allegations that the district violated the student's civil rights in its handling of the case. Sharkey pleaded guilty to counts of ...
In Berks County, a lawsuit alleges a male student's “bodily privacy” was violated ... Eliza Byard, executive director of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight ... rollback of Obama-era guidelines on transgender-student rights, Byard said, ... school districts in Pennsylvania are violating their students' rights," he said.
A key question in the case is whether a federal law, known as Title IX, ... sided with liberals in major cases, including several on gay rights.
Mr. Sessions, who has opposed expanding gay, lesbian and .... on transgender policy, to avoid confusion in cases moving through the courts.
Gloucester County High School senior Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, speaks during a news conference in Richmond, Va., on Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a disappointing blow to transgender student rights, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a lower court ruling and chose not to hear the case brought to it by Gavin Grimm, a Virginia transgender student who sued the the Gloucester ...
The release of the poll results comes after the U.S. Supreme Court avoided a high-profile showdown over transgender student rights and sent a case involving a Virginia high school student back to a lower court. The decision by the Supreme Court vacated ...
The emotional meeting took place immediately before DeVos met with representatives of three LGBTQ groups - National Center for Transgender Equality; the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network; and Equality Michigan - who echoed the parents ...
Melrose Superintendent of Schools Cyndy Taymore and Melrose School Committee member Liz DeSelm have joined an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief with the United States Supreme Court in the case of Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. In the ...
House gives final passage to bill on students' rights to express religious views. By Guest Author | March 7, ... Joni Jenkins, D-Louisville, argued that the bill could lead to lawsuits from groups like the American Civil Liberties Union, while State ...
On March 28, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a trans rights case from Virginia determining if trans high school teen Gavin Grimm, who sued his school district in 2015 and won, can use the boys' bathroom.
More than 50 companies have signed on to a Human Rights Council brief supporting 17-year-old transgender Gavin Grimm's pending case before the US Supreme Court, which is slated to settle a debate around gender identity and corresponding bathroom ...
The revision follows news last month that there is a pending investigation by the U.S. Office for Civil Rights to determine whether a former student's rights were violated by the district. The student filed the complaint claiming that the ... What's ...
Transgender activists and supporters protest potential changes by the Trump administration in federal guidelines issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights, near the White House, Feb. 22, 2017. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters. Launched ...
Others said the practical effect on the nation's schools would be muted, in part because a federal judge already had blocked the Obama guidance in response to a lawsuit from 13 states that argued it violated states' rights. And it is possible the U.S ...
Thirty three states have no local laws protecting transgender students' rights to use the restroom of their choice. ... "Schools, communities, and families can find - and in many cases have found - solutions that protect all students," she said. "We ...


 

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