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Senate rejects a measure to ban bullying of LGBT students

Earlier this week, the Senate rejected a measure that would prohibit discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity in public schools.

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Schoolboys wear skirts to protest fine against transgender girl for wearing female uniform

After a transgender girl was disciplined and fined by her teachers for wearing a skirt to school in Brazil, her fellow classmates wore skirts to protest and support her.

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August 20, 2013

Campus Pride announces top 25 LGBT-friendly colleges and universities for 2013

Campus Pride, the leading national organization for students and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students, announced "Campus Pride's 2013 Top 25 LGBT-Friendly College & Universities" list, in association with the Huffington Post.

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June 11, 2013

Take action: Parents start petition after their child is told to wash off make-up or leave school.

On his last day of middle school, Chris Martin, an eighth grader in Meadowlawn Middle School in Pinellas County, Florida, wore makeup to school. As a result, Chris was pulled out of class for violating the dress code, and school administrators demanded Chris wash off the make-up or leave school.

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TAKE ACTION: Tell StudentsFirst that an anti-gay politician is not 'education reformer of the year'

A Tennessee family has started a petition calling StudentsFirst to retract a supporter of Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill, which stated that teachers should not be able to talk about any type of sexuality that isn't, "related to natural human reproduction." GLAAD is calling upon allies and members of the LGBT community to sign the petition, and bring awareness to the anti-LGBT sentiments and legislation that Ragan has openly defended.

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TLDEF Announces Non-Discrimination Victory for Transgender Student

The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund (TLDEF) annouced a victory in a the case of a 12-year-old transgender girl who was excluded from her school just because of who she is.

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