Tag Archives: Title IX
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it would review a lower federal court decision that said Title IX's prohibition of discrimination against students on the basis of sex includes discrimination on the basis of gender identity.
Transgender people in North Carolina won a temporary and partial reprieve Friday from that state's restrictions on their use of public bathrooms, and other critical lawsuits testing rights for transgender people are also moving quickly toward the Supreme Court.
Five LGBT legal groups say more than a dozen states are attempting to avoid court rulings that say federal law prohibiting sex discrimination protects transgender students and employees.
Obama admin rolls out major policies to stop discrimination on gender identity, important step on sexual orientation
Three federal agencies announced policies last week to help alleviate discrimination based on gender identity and, to a smaller extent, on sexual orientation.
2014 played second-fiddle to 2013's blockbuster year in LGBT news, but there were still some tremendous gains and losses worthy of a second look.
The U.S. Department of Education clarifies that Title IX of the Civil Rights Act’s prohibition against sex discrimination “extends to claims of discrimination based on gender identity or failure to conform to stereotypical notions of masculinity or femininity.” Ballot battle