Many public school administrators, faculty and staff have a lot of questions when working with students who are transgender or gender non-conforming. This fact-sheet is designed to give basic information about the law as it pertains to transgender and gender non-conforming students in New York City.
Many children and youth, as well as many adults, do not fit the mould of what a “girl” or “boy” is supposed to be. They do not express their gender in stereotypical or expected ways or identify with the gender assigned to them at birth. Obviously, these children are also part of our educational system… read more »
Founded in 2009, TSR is an online community that provides support and resources to transgender and gender nonconforming students. The TSR student leaders have produced resources and grown a large community of transgender and gender nonconforming youth, and those seeking to support them. As a part of GLSEN, TSR will become a vehicle for resources,… read more »
The US National Center for Transgender Equality and the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN) have released an update to a resource originally released in 2011, “Model District Policy on Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students.” The resource provides sample policy language to assist school districts in becoming more inclusive of transgender and gender non-conforming… read more »