TWISJ VOL. 8: Trump Rollback Of Bathroom Protections For Transgender Students

TWISJ VOL. 8: Trump Rollback Of Bathroom Protections For Transgender Students

Feb 23, 2017

Post by Jason Papallo, NCCJ E-Communications and Marketing Specialist

Donald Tump has taken presidential action that will allows transgender students to be barred from bathrooms that matched their gender identities, which amounts to sex discrimination, something the Obama administration cited when the former president declared that not protecting transgendered students bathroom rights violates the Title IX federal anti-discrimination law. Now, people are responding all across the country in their communities and on social media. Get the facts that you need about this story within the articles below. 

Trump Administration Rescinds Obama Rule On Transgender Students' Bathroom Use via NPR 

Context: This story provides the basic rundown of Donald Trump’s “rollback” of  for the bathroom rights of transgendered students.

Trump Rescinds Rules On Bathrooms For Transgender Students via The New York Times 

Context: This is a in-depth look at Donald Trump’s “rollback” of  for the bathroom rights of transgendered students. 

The Short, Troubled Life Of Obama’s Transgender Student Protectionsvia The Washington Post 

Context: This piece describes the process that allowed Donald Trump’s administration to “rollback” the bathroom rights of transgendered students. 

Tech Opens New War With Trump Over Transgender Rights Rollbackvia Politico 

Context: Many tech companies are culturally sensitive, and strongly pushing pack against Donald Trump’s actions to make bathroom rights a state issue opposed to a federal one. In this piece Apple, Uber and Microsoft are highlighted for their immediate response to Trump’s attack on transgender rights. 

Inauguration Singer And Transgender Sister: Schools With 'Unclear' Bathroom Policies Create 'Unsafe Environments' via The Hill 

Context: Jackie Evancho, a singer at Donald Trump’s inauguration, and her transgender sister want to talk to President Trump about the "unsafe" environments in schools without bathroom protections for transgender students. 

Local Educators Say Transgender Policies Won't Change After Trump Rollback via The Chicago 

Context: This piece covers a school district in suburban Chicago that’s receiving heavy media attention after giving a transgender student access to the girls' locker room and bathroom.

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