Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. When the state of North Carolina enacted a set of sweeping restrictions, the federal Department of Justice and Department of Education issued guidance clarifying that treating transgender students differently from other students constitutes sex discrimination under Title IX of the Education Amendments of On August 21, , a federal judge in Texas issued a preliminary injunction blocking the federal guidance from taking effect nationwide while the lawsuit proceeds. As these battles play out, transgender youth are struggling to meet basic physical needs in their school environments.
Teens protest over transgender student's use of girls' bathroom, locker room
Restrictions on Bathroom and Locker Room Access for Transgender Youth in US Schools | HRW
When it comes to toilet learning, every child is different. Some children are ready as young as 18 months, but most start between 2 and 4 years of age. It can take between 3 and 6 months before your child is out of diapers for good. Make sure that you have enough time to patiently help your child every day. If others care for your child, tell them about your plans for toilet learning. Your child might be more stable on a potty chair — so that his feet can touch the floor — than on a regular toilet. Put the potty in a place that your child can get to easily.
By Dr. CNN Transgender and gender-nonbinary US teens -- those whose sexual identity falls outside the traditional male and female -- are at greater risk of sexual assault at schools that deny them access to bathrooms or locker rooms that match their sexual identity, according to a new study. Transgender teens in schools with bathroom restrictions are at higher risk of sexual assault, study says By Dr. More Videos At the center of the transgender bathroom debate
Drew Adams, a trans man, has spent the past three years fighting for transgender students to be allowed to use bathrooms at school that match their gender identity. It came about after Drew, at the age of 14, was told by his school in Florida that he wasn't allowed to use the men's bathroom. A federal court has now ruled in Drew's favour in the first US trial involving a transgender student's access to bathrooms.