Higher Education

California court rules it's okay to expel a student for being transgender

27-year-old Domaine Javier sued Cal Baptist University of Riverside, California for expelling her for being transgender, and on July 11 the court ruled predominantly in the school's favor.

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Transgender George Fox student faces discrimination and is denied appropriate campus housing

A transgender student, Jayce, was denied his housing request to live with male friends by Portland, Oregon's George Fox University, a privately owned Quaker school that receives federal funding, based on so-called theological principles.

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September 5, 2013

Stephen Lovegrove, CSU student removed from work-study position for being gay, speaks to MTV

Stephen Lovegrove, a junior at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina with a 3.8 GPA who was informed this August 5th that he had lost his federally funded work-study position a resident advisor (RA) at his school, recently spoke to MTV's Act Blog.

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August 26, 2013

New petition begs Charleston Southern University to protect LGBT students

A new petition requesting that Charleston Southern University in South Carolina add protections for students of all sexual orientations has been created by April Singletary.

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August 20, 2013

Campus Pride announces top 25 LGBT-friendly colleges and universities for 2013

Campus Pride, the leading national organization for students and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students, announced "Campus Pride's 2013 Top 25 LGBT-Friendly College & Universities" list, in association with the Huffington Post.

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