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LGBT+

A Note To Trump: Trans People #WontBeErased

Trans Lifeline:  877-565-8860 I GLBT National Help Center: 1-888-843-4564 In their latest attempt not to discriminate against women under Title IX, the Trump administration has decided to institute a legal and fixed definition of gender, which in turn discriminates against transgender people. (Nailed it.) For those who don’t know what Title IX is, it’s a law under the Education Amendments Act of 1972 that basically says no federally-funded institution can deny someone from participating in

Politics

Betsy DeVos to Rescind Title IX Guidance and Revise Approach to Campus Sexual Assault Cases

On Thursday, Sept. 7, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said at George Mason University in Arlington, Va. that the Department of Education is undergoing the process of rescinding the Title IX “Dear Colleague Letter” guidance presented by the Obama administration and editing the Department’s procedures for colleges investigating sexual assault cases in order to ensure equal consideration of the accused. Rescinding the precedents that the Department of Education had utilized to enforce active institution

Politics

Betsy DeVos Consults Men’s Rights Activists on Sexual Assault

Later today, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is set to meet with lobbying and advocacy groups to discuss Title IX and campus sexual assault. The first 90 minutes of the meeting are dedicated to survivors and Title IX advocates and the last 90 involve university legal teams, but the middle segment hands the mic over to those who aim to speak for the “wrongly accused.” So who are these organizations who claim to represent the

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