Browsing the "From School" Category
March 21, 2017 - 0 Comments

A federal lawsuit was filed today to block trans-inclusive practices at the Boyertown Area School District in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Two faith-based organizations, the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Independence Law Center, have sued the school...

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December 5, 2016 - 0 Comments

At least 12% of Pennsylvania (brick-and-mortar) public high school graduates come from a school with a racist mascot. For over five years, the Pennsylvania Youth Congress has been keeping meticulous records of school board policies...

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May 15, 2016 - 0 Comments

The US Department of Education and US Department of Justice released landmark guidance last Friday clarifying that transgender students are protected under the federal non-discrimination law, Title IX. The guidance sent to every school district...

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April 20, 2016 - 0 Comments

                  We have finally arrived at a historic moment for transgender student rights in Pennsylvania. The Great Valley and Springfield Township School Districts have become the first known districts in...

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April 22, 2015 - 0 Comments

The Bethlehem Area School District Board of School Directors unanimously voted to add “gender identity and gender expression” as protected characteristics under the district’s nondiscrimination policies and unlawful harassment policies at a school board meeting...

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April 19, 2015 - 0 Comments

The Day of Silence was the scariest day of the year for me when I was in high school. Those memories came back to me yesterday, when I learned that at McGuffey High School, a...

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December 11, 2013 - 0 Comments

Disappointment continues to roll in from across the nation regarding the actions of Holy Ghost Preparatory School’s administration in terminating the employment of foreign language teacher Michael Griffin. Mr. Griffin was fired last Friday from...

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December 8, 2013 - 0 Comments

The same day he applied for a marriage license with his same-sex partner, foreign language teacher Michael Griffin was fired by the administration at Holy Ghost Preparatory School, in Bensalem. A graduate of Holy Ghost...

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November 13, 2013 - 0 Comments

Residents of the Central Bucks School District rallied in favor of same-sex spousal benefits for staff at a school board meeting on Tuesday evening. All 13 speakers who signed up to speak during the public...

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October 29, 2013 - 0 Comments

Last night, the Richland School Board unanimously approved the formation of a Gay Straight Alliance at their board meeting. While he was denied the right to run for Homecoming King,  Kasey Caron, a transgender student...

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