Governor Daugaard of South Dakota vetoed HB 1008, a harmful bill that would ban transgender students from using the bathrooms or locker rooms that align with their gender identity.
GLAAD urges the media to share the perspectives of transgender South Dakotans on HB 1008, and to hold South Dakota legislators accountable for their biased and inaccurate statements about transgender people.
On Monday, July 20th 2015, the New York State Education Department issued guidance to school districts on properly accommodating transgender and gender non-conforming students.
Today, the U.S. Department of Education issued guidance clarifying that the federal Title IX law prohibits discrimination against transgender students, as reported by the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE).
Today, North Carolina trans student Andraya Williams spoke to HuffPost Live about her experience being interrogated by a security guard at Central Piedmont Community College because she is transgender.
WATCH: Trans student calls for apology and policy changes from her college for anti-trans discrimination
College student Andraya Williams of North Carolina is calling for Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) to apologize for discriminating against her because she is a transgender woman.
Because of California's recently enacted law, AB 1266, transgender students like Pat Cordova-Goff can participate in actvities and facitilites that align with their gender identity. Al Jazeera America highlighted Cordova-Goff's story.
The New York City Department of Education has issued a list of guidelines regarding best practices for meeting the needs of students who are transgender. But there is still more work to be done.
An attempt by anti-trans activists in California to qualify for a referendum vote on the state's newly enacted law protecting transgender students has failed.