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Back-to-School Not Welcoming to All LGBTQ-Students in Massachusetts

Irene Monroe | Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

It's back-to-school season for most and stepping back into the scene isn't easy for a lot of students -- especially LGBTQ students.

Tina Fey's New Show About a Women's College Should Include a Transgender Narrative

Krystie Yandoli | Posted 11.13.2013 | College
Krystie Yandoli

Whether it's by writing a transgender character into the script or including a plotline that focuses on a problem faced by trans students based on real life events, Fey has an opportunity to use her power and influence over the upcoming show to educate major audiences about these realities.

LOOK: 18 Kids Who Kick Way More Ass Than We Ever Did When We Were Their Ages

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The school year is coming to an end, so what better time to take a look at some of the amazing kids who have stood up and spoken out for lesbian, gay,...

Seriously, Smith College? Update Your Antiquated Definition Of Gender!

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 07.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Ken Schneck, PhD

At a time when colleges and universities need to be doing much more to support trans youth and create change that makes our educational institutions safer for all students, Smith College is broadcasting a statement that a box on a form can trump an individual's own expression.

Transgender Student Not Female Enough For Women's College

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.22.2013 | Gay Voices

An exclusive, women's liberal arts college has rejected a transgender applicant because a government financial aid document still registers her as mal...