Content Filed Under: Protect Trans Students

Posts concerning the movement to protect transgender students from discrimination.


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Tennessee Lawmakers to Consider Anti-Transgender Bill, Following Governor’s Discussion of Concerns

By Megan Clayton • March 15, 2016, 10:45 am A Tennessee bill that would force transgender children to use facilities that correspond with their biological sex—ignoring their gender identity or expression—has had its hearing rescheduled to next week.
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Even Following South Dakota Outcry and Veto, Anti-Transgender Bill in Tennessee to Be Heard on Tuesday

By Adam Polaski • March 4, 2016, 10:27 am In Tennessee, a bill that would target transgender students is scheduled for a hearing on Tuesday, March 8 in the House Education Administration and Planning Subcommittee.
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LISTEN: Transgender Teenager in South Dakota Urges Governor to Veto Damaging Bill

By Adam Polaski • February 24, 2016, 8:51 am "This law means that no matter what people might think at school, how they might accept me at school, the state doesn't."
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Victory: Wisconsin Bill Targeting Transgender Students Dies in Committee

By Adam Polaski • February 22, 2016, 11:07 am he close of the legislative session means that a terrible bill – one that would have prohibited transgender children from using public school facilities that match their gender identity – will not move forward.
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Alert: South Dakota Governor Daugaard Must Show Leadership By Vetoing First-of-its-Kind Anti-Transgender Bill

By Adam Polaski • February 16, 2016, 5:58 pm Today, February 16, the South Dakota Senate passed legislation to ban transgender students from using the facilities that would force transgender students in public schools to use restrooms, locker rooms, and facilities that correspond with their biological sex, ignoring their gender identity or expression.
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Elected Officials in South Dakota Must Reject Bill that Endangers Transgender Children

By Adam Polaski • February 16, 2016, 1:14 pm Today in South Dakota, the state Senate may take up H.B. 1008, which has already been approved by the House of Representatives in a move to harm transgender children.
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One Day After WA & VA Lawmakers Defeat Similar Bills, South Dakota Committee Advances Anti-Transgender Legislation

By Adam Polaski • February 11, 2016, 12:04 pm This morning, February 11, the South Dakota Senate Education Committee voted to pass House Bill 1008, which forces transgender students in public schools to use facilities that correspond with their biological sex, ignoring their gender identity or expression.
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South Dakota Lawmakers Have Advanced Three Anti-LGBT Bills in the Past Week

By Adam Polaski • February 4, 2016, 10:36 am Yesterday in South Dakota, lawmakers from the House State Affairs Committee voted to advance H.B. 1007 and H.B. 1112, two bills that seek to chip away at gains the LGBT community has made in the past several years.
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Wisconsin Legislature Holds Hearing on Dangerous Bill Targeting Transgender Students

By Adam Polaski • November 20, 2015, 1:29 pm Yesterday, Thursday, November 20, the Wisconsin Legislature held an hours-long hearing on A.B. 469, a bill that seeks to single out transgender students in Wisconsin.
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Lawmaker in Tennessee Plans for Bill Targeting Transgender Students

By Adam Polaski • November 11, 2015, 2:24 pm This week, Tennessee State Representative Bud Hulsey, (R-Kingsport) discussed his plans for introducing a bill to require transgender students to use bathrooms that are inconsistent with their gender.