Stories tagged: "transgender"


Students at McLean High School in McLean, Va., walk out of classes Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022.  Student activists held school walkouts across Virginia on Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposed changes to the state's guidance on district policies for transgender students that would roll back some accommodations.  (AP Photo/Matthew Barakat)
Virginia Students Protest Youngkin Transgender Policies

Student activists held school walkouts across Virginia on Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin's proposed changes to the state's guidance on transgender student policies, revisions that would roll back some accommodations.

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6,200 Virginia Students in Danger of Losing Rights and Protections Against Discrimination

Virginia schools will have to adopt the new transgender guidelines—or more comprehensive policies— after a 30-day comment period beginning on Sept. 26. 

All Gender Bathroom Sign
School board has final say on transgender bathroom requests

The Hanover County School Board has voted to require transgender students seeking to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity to present written requests to school officials — and possibly their disciplinary or criminal records.

Virginia Senate Slashes SB 20: Transgender Student Policies Remain

Senate Bill (SB) 20, which would’ve put transgender student protections under attack, didn’t make it very far.

PRIDE Act a good start to fixing LGBT discrimination in the US tax code, experts say.
Would PRIDE Act Help? Tax Code Causes Problems For LGBTQ Couples

RICHMOND-The PRIDE Act, co-sponsored by Virginia Congressman Don Beyer, would help fix problems LGBTQ couples have with the tax code.

Dogwood Download: Things You Should Know For Thursday, April 1

COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings and events relax, VDOE is sued for transgender inclusive policies, and local teen uses Twitter to increase vaccine access. Daily Number 156 – That’s the number of years it’s been, to the day, since General Ulysses S. Grant began the battle that culminated two days later in the Confederacy’s capital of...

Ettinger: What Is It About Equality That Scares So Many People?

The true nature of conservative misogyny as part and parcel with conservative transphobia is on clear display, Ettinger says.