GLAAD Joins Thousands Calling on Smith College to Admit Trans Women

The Advocate
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April 12, 2013

LGBT media advocacy organization GLAAD has joined thousands of alumni and advocates calling on women's school Smith College to revise its admission policies to admit transgender students. More than 3,000 people have signed a petition on Change.org asking the women's college to accept transgender women, even if their legal identification documents do not list them as female. Calls for a change in policy arose after Smith's admissions office returned high school senior Calliope Wong's application in March, stating that "undergraduate applicants to Smith must be female at the time of admission."