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There should be more teachers willing to bring thoughtful discussions to classrooms.
A Taylorsville teacher has been suspended for showing a group of students a music video for a song that supports same-sex marriage, the Taylorsville Times reported.
A mother has been accused of having her 12-year-old son beat his brother in order to "beat the gay away," and she faces a misdemeanor child abuse charge as a result.
The UNC Board of Governors voted Friday to overturn a policy that would have allowed students of the opposite gender to share housing in some areas of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The measure passed without discussion.
In addition to action in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Illinois today, the ACLU and the ACLU of North Carolina Legal Foundation (ACLU-NCLF) announced plans to take on North Carolina's same-sex marriage ban.
Sexual reassignment surgery for transgendered students will be covered in students’ health care plans, effective this Fall.
Gender-nonspecific housing offers a solution to folks like me. Not just trans kids or gay kids, but to all students who want to spend more energy focusing on their studies than navigating a specifically gendered living situation.
A church in Winston-Salem has announced it will stop performing all marriages until United Methodist pastors are allowed to officiate at marriages for same-sex couples.
Max S. is a 15 year-old member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he joined the Boy Scouts of America through an LDS Church-affiliated troop. He’s a member of his school speech and debate team and is working hard to get good grades so he can “get a scholarship to a good college” and study physics. Over the years, he has worked his way up to the ranks of Life Scout; in the past few weeks, he’s also confronted anti-gay discrimination within the BSA.
An undergraduate transgender student at the nation's oldest, historically all-female Salem College, a private college in North Carolina, is due to undergo his gender confirmation surgery in February—and Salem's administrators are unsure if they should maintain their 250-year-old tradition in the face of possible public outcry or a potential lawsuit.