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Protections for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Youth at US Schools: A Children’s Rights Perspective

by Meaghan Tomasiewicz

May 13th marked the two-year anniversary of the “Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students” (2016) sent by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to schools across the United States. The letter summarized the protections Title IX offers to transgender students by prohibiting discrimination based on a student’s gender identity […]