Open Letter Supporting the Full Inclusion of All LGBTQI+ Youth — "On behalf of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 230 national organizations to promote and protect the civil and human rights of all persons in the United States, and the 149 undersigned organizations, we call for the full inclusion, protection, and celebration of transgender, nonbinary, and intersex youth." Read more.
Confronting Misconceptions About Nonbinary, Trans Faculty, Staff and Students — “Araya Baker outlines five unconscious biases other people in academe need to acknowledge and grapple with intentionally." Read more.
‘We Say Gay': Largest Teachers’ Union Pledges to Fight Anti-LGBTQ+ Policies — "As thousands of delegates of the nation’s largest teachers’ union gathered in Florida—a state at the forefront of restrictions on the LGBTQ+ community—they defiantly pledged to 'say gay.''" Read more.
How school systems, educators and parents can support transgender children — "Aidan Key explains why U.S. schools are seeing an increase in transgender students and how educators can respond to anti-LGBTQ curriculum measures. His book is Trans Children in Today's Schools." Listen and read more.
These Students Are Switching Schools Based on the State's Anti-LGBTQ Policies — "Choosing a college is difficult enough, now students have to consider how safe they will be under new state laws." Read more.
Nearly a third of transgender youth affected by school athletic bans — "Nearly a third, or 31%, of transgender students ages 13-17 now live in states that ban them from playing on sports teams aligning with their gender identities, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Movement Advancement Project, a nonprofit think tank that tracks LGBTQ+-related state policies." Read more.