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Virginia school board restricts restroom use for transgender elementary student

Friday, March 27, 2015
Hartwood Elementary School
A Virginia school board has voted to require transgender students to use a single stall restroom or a restroom of the student’s biological sex. [...]

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Georgia school superintendent confirms he’s gay after local media outs him for using Grindr

Sunday, March 22, 2015
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A Georgia school superintendent has confirmed he is gay after reports surfaced in local media that he had used the gay hook-up app Grindr. [...]

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Transgender students at New Hampshire school can choose cap, gown color

Friday, March 20, 2015
Kennett High School in North Conway, N.H.
Students at a New Hampshire high school will now be able to choose between black and white for their graduation gowns, after a group representing transgender students asked the school board to allow that. [...]

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S.D. Senate declines to consider bill to void transgender student athletes policy

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
South Dakota state capitol in Pierre.
The bill would have voided a policy adopted last year that allows transgender students to participate in school sports based on their gender identity. [...]

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Catholic archdiocese of Cincinnati to tweak teacher contract morality clauses

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
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The contract still prohibits teachers from "any conduct or lifestyle" that would contradict Catholic teachings or morals. [...]

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Minnesota GOP lawmakers want to undo transgender student athletics rule

Monday, March 9, 2015
Minnesota state capitol in St. Paul.
More than 20 Republican legislators want to undo a state high school league vote allowing transgender students from playing on girls' sports teams. [...]

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Virginia AG: School boards can prohibit discrimination against LGBT students

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Attorney General Mark Herring (D-Va.)
The opinion reverses one issued in 2002 by a Republican predecessor who said public schools could not extend such protection without the General Assembly’s permission. [...]

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All-women’s Wellesley College to admit transgender students

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Wellesley College
School officials say "Wellesley will consider for admission any applicant who lives as a woman and consistently identifies as a woman." [...]

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S.D. Senate panel dismisses bill aimed at voiding transgender student athlete policy

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
South Dakota state capitol in Pierre.
The bill would have invalidated a South Dakota High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports. [...]

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Ky. Senate OKs bill requiring separate restrooms for transgender students

Friday, February 27, 2015
Kentucky
Kentucky's state Senate voted Friday to force transgender students to use separate bathrooms in public schools, a move that recalled the dark days of segregation for some but for others represented a stand for privacy rights. [...]

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