Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/28/2013 - 11:24am
A Colorado school's ruling over a transgender child has sparked questions that could affect schools all over the country. Which bathroom should be used by a child who identifies as a different gender from his or her body? Where's the line between accommodation and discrimination? At what point is a child old enough for that to even be an issue?
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:19pm
It wasn't until 18-year-old Jacob Randolph's online video announcing he was gay hit 100,000 views that he allowed himself to celebrate. On Jan. 18, the Parsippany, N.J., high school senior accepted an award for best actor during his senior class awards ceremony. What happened next would be caught on camera by Rudolph's closest friend, sitting in a crowd of more than 300 students and school staff.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:40pm
A Utah parent has sued her school district in federal court challenging the constitutionality of restrictions imposed on student access to a library book about a lesbian couple raising a family.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 10/03/2012 - 4:42pm
Public schools across the country overwhelmingly responded positively to the "Don't Filter Me" campaign to address discriminatory censorship of web content in public schools, the American Civil Liberties Union announced in a report today.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 06/18/2012 - 11:15am
To coincide with Lesbian and Gay Pride Month, Brookes Publishing Co. has just released a new evidence-based guidebook, Improving Emotional and Behavioral Outcomes for LGBT Youth: A Guide for Professionals.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Mon, 05/07/2012 - 3:28pm
An Indiana mother sent her gay son to school with a stun gun to protect him against bullies. The teen now faces expulsion, but the mother says she would do it again.
Submitted by Courtney Williams on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 3:54pm
A gay high school student in Ohio who claims his freedom of expression was violated over a T-shirt is taking his school district to federal court.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 11:50pm
A gay student whose southwest Ohio high school prohibited him from wearing a T-shirt designed to urge tolerance of gays is suing the school, saying it's violating his freedom of expression rights.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Mon, 03/26/2012 - 11:11pm
Students using the computers at Camdenton High School here in central Missouri have been able to access the Web sites for Exodus International, as well as People Can Change, antigay organizations that counsel men and women on how to become heterosexual.