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Iowa man arrested for threatening to kill a transgender student

Iowa man arrested for threatening to kill a transgender student

Mondell V. Olson, 65 of Ames Iowa was arrested Wednesday, Feb 15 and charged with threatening to kill, brand, and cause bodily harm” to Nevada transgender high school freshman Arthur Hanson.  Police also charged Olson with sending sexually explicit text messages to a teacher. “This is clearly a hate crime,” Nevada police Chief Ricardo Martinez II said. “I don’t […]

LGBT+ Bullying At High Rate In Scottish Schools

LGBT+ Bullying At High Rate In Scottish Schools

LGBT Youth Scotland has announced that LGBT+ students are facing increased bullying at schools throughout the country. The group has reported that students have said that they are not confident in reporting the abuse they have been receiving, and that that strong leadership from school leaders and local authorities is needed to tackle the issue. […]

Facilities Access For Transgender Students Goes To The Supreme Court

Facilities Access For Transgender Students Goes To The Supreme Court

The case of Gavin Grimm, 17 year old student from Gloucester County, Virginia regarding public school bathroom and locker room accommodation for transgender students will be heard by the US Supreme Court. The decision to hear the case was announced late Friday, and promises to solve the issue once and for all. This case marks the first […]

Sigourney Cole tells board she’s determined to fail high school over a nonexistent trans classmate

Sigourney Cole tells board she’s determined to fail high school over a nonexistent trans classmate

13-year-old Sigourney Cole and her conservative Christian mother are fighting against legislation that allows transgender students the right to use the bathroom and changing facilities that match their gender identity, claiming that it will result in her failing High School. Sigourney Cole tells board she’s determined to fail high school over an imaginary trans classmate […]

Obama Administration Tells Schools To Let Trans Students Use Bathrooms

Obama Administration Tells Schools To Let Trans Students Use Bathrooms

In an attempt to bring an end to the argument over the treatment of transgender people, the Obama administration has issued guidance directing all public schools in America to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their gender identity. In a joint letter from the Department of Education and the Department of Justice that […]

South Dakota Gov Vetoes Anti Trans “Bathroom Bill”

South Dakota Gov Vetoes Anti Trans “Bathroom Bill”

It was a nail biter as Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s veto of HB 1008 came at the last moment possible. If he hadn’t acted today the bill would have been automatically enacted making South Dakota the first and only state to enact laws legalizing discrimination against transgender students. Calling it a ‘Mega Victory” the NCTE issued […]

Mermaids Charity Reports Some Schools Reluctant To Help Trans Children

Mermaids Charity Reports Some Schools Reluctant To Help Trans Children

It is being reported by the transgender children’s charity Mermaids that up to 80 primary school aged children are now actively seeking help to transition to their true genders.  Some cases have children as young as four years old having already started the transition process, according to Susie Green, Chair of Mermaids. Her comments have […]

Chicago High School Guilty Of Violating Federal Law Over Transgender Student

Chicago High School Guilty Of Violating Federal Law Over Transgender Student

Illinois largest high school district has been found guilty of violating federal law by barring a transgender student from using the correct locker rooms following a two year investigation into the incident. The United States Department of Education’s Office For Civil Rights investigated Palatine High School for two years following the accusations, and found ‘a […]

Audio: Catholic priests tell mother to discipline child for being trans

Audio: Catholic priests tell mother to discipline child for being trans

An Edmonton mother appears before a catholic tribunal so they could inquire about her transgender child. The swarmy voices of the priests are a little hard to discern as they avoided answering direct questions by the girls mother. But the final solution was made clear to her in the last audio. If all else fails, […]

Start Fighting For Transgender Rights

Start Fighting For Transgender Rights

This has been an amazing week for the LGB community. The Supreme Court of the United States of America has made same-sex marriage a constitutional right across all 50 states, ushering in celebrations across the US and even across the globe. It’s been a historic moment for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people, and I don’t […]

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