Tag: title ix

Oakland mayor Jerry Brown (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)

Title IX Veto: Is Jerry Brown the Last True Liberal?

California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill Monday that would have preserved the Obama administration’s new guidelines for sexual assault cases on university campuses, and which the Trump administration has reversed.

Protestors demonstrate during a rally against the transgender bathroom rights repeal at Thomas Paine Plaza February 25, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rallies are also being held across the country in support of the Affordable Health Care Act. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Throws Out Transgender Case

WASHINGTON—On Monday the Supreme Court threw out a major transgender lawsuit, sending the case back to a lower federal court in light of the Trump administration’s rescinding of an Obama policy implicated by the lawsuit.

Governor Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo: Transgender Students Will Not Lose Protections in New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that transgender students would not lose protections in his state despite the Trump administration’s decision to repeal guidelines allowing children to use school bathrooms according to their preferred gender identity, the Hill reported.

transgender

Trump Administration Hits Pause on Transgender Lawsuit

Justice Department lawyers have asked a federal appeals court to cancel an upcoming hearing on the 13-state lawsuit against the federal government’s transgender directive, essentially buying time to figure out what to do on transgender policy in general and this lawsuit in particular.

AP Photo

Baylor U. Faces Title IX Probe Amid Football Sex Scandal

The U.S. Department of Education announced it launched an investigation to see if Baylor University violated Title IX, the federal civil rights law, over how they have handled campus sexual assault accusations.

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images

Texas AG to Schools: Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Policy is Blocked

Texas Attorney General (AG) Ken Paxton sent a letter to administrators in Texas schools informing them that the State was successful in getting President Obama’s public school transgender bathroom policy temporarily blocked. The Court ruling came down just as schools were opening for the fall.

DURHAM, NC - MAY 11: A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** House Bill 2

Federal Judge Blocks North Carolina’s HB 2 Bathroom Law

Plaintiffs in one of the lawsuits over North Carolina’s HB 2 (the “bathroom bill”) scored a partial victory Friday when a federal district court made clear it was bound by higher-court precedent to rule for the plaintiffs. But that victory may be short-lived, as the U.S. Supreme Court will likely decide this matter in 2017.

AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File

Federal Court Blocks Obama Transgender Directive Nationwide

FORT WORTH, Tex.—A federal judge on Monday ruled in favor of 13 states against President Barack Obama’s directive that public schools must allow students and adults to enter whatever bathrooms or showers they choose, a policy imposing transgenderism on the nation’s schools.

Students in Hallway PAUL J. RICHARDSAFPGetty Images

Supreme Court Split on Obama Transgender Rule

WASHINGTON, DC—Wednesday the Supreme Court temporarily blocked President Obama’s changing of federal law to grant special protections to transgender people, but did so with a signal that if Hillary Clinton becomes president, the Court will make Obama’s rewriting of current civil rights laws permanent.

A man wears very tall and sparkling high heel shoes while participating in the NYC Pride Parade in New York, Sunday, June 26, 2016. With a moment of silence followed by the roar of motorcycles, New York City's gay pride parade kicked off Sunday, a celebration of barriers breached and …

Breaking: GOP Delegates Given New Poll Showing Americans Oppose Transgender Push

CLEVELAND—As Republican Convention delegates gather in Cleveland this week to revise and propose the Republican Party Platform to the full party convention next week, a new poll was just circulated this afternoon to them showing that by more than a two-to-one margin Americans oppose the newest LGBT push regarding forcing businesses and schools to adopt transgender policies.

transgender

House Kills Transgender Bill After Moderate Republicans Panic

The full U.S. House of Representatives swats down a transgender measure, just hours after 43 Republicans voted for a Democratic amendment that would have forced transgender rules on all 50 states, and disqualify faith-based groups including the Salvation Army from doing business with the federal government.

US President Barack Obama listens as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a bilateral meeting during the Group of Seven (G7) summit meetings in Shima on May 25, 2016. / AFP / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Eleven States Sue Obama: Transgender Demands Unconstitutional

Eleven states—led by Texas—filed a federal lawsuit today, arguing that the Obama administration’s redefining “sex” to include gender identity—and threatening to sue and strip funding from states and schools that refuse to go along—violates both federal law and the U.S. Constitution.

transgender

Vermont Schoolkids Resist Official Pressure For Transgender Favoritism

Students at a once-placid small town Vermont high school are rebelling against the administrators’ decision to impose a transgender-friendly, privacy-stealing policy on all students just to satisfy a single green-haired student who thinks she is a boy.