Tag: transgender bathroom

Peter SchorschMay 20, 2016

State Sen. Greg Evers is making a lot of noise over the Obama administration’s directive to public schools instructing them to allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching their gender identity. But where was the Baker Republican – who is now a candidate for Florida’s 1st Congressional District – when he had a chance to […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 18, 2016

Charles Van Zant, the Clay County school district’s superintendent, sounded a note of defiance this week in response to the Barack Obama administration linking Title IX funding with permitting transgender students to use the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity. “This directive from the Obama administration does not carry the force of law, and you can […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 13, 2016

Many conservatives on the national level have strongly critiqued Barack Obama‘s decision to link Title IX school funds to a mandate for transgender bathrooms. At least one prominent conservative in Northeast Florida is equally piqued over the directive to require public accommodations for transgender students to allow them to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. […]

Scott PowersMay 12, 2016

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a challenge Thursday to block Marion County School District’s rule forbidding transgender students from using the restroom for the gender to which they identify. The complaint, filed Thursday with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, contends that Marion schools’ rule violates the civil rights of students who are transgender. […]


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