Federal Government declares rights for trans students

 

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Trans students can now claim the power of government support for their right to be accorded respect for their gender identity and to be treated accordingly. ¬†Here’s the relevant passage from the Department of Education guidelines:

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This means that trans students should be allowed to participate in sex-segregated classes, activities, and facilities according to their gender identity.   Period.

Thanks to Buzzfeed for their story about this.