Tag Archives: Education

Charts of the Day: This is what cisprivilege looks like

TweetThe Transadvocate has put together a few illuminating if disheartening charts showing that  trans folks are too frequently the subject of employer discrimination and unemployment, despite having more education than their cis counterparts. Chart one, from a survey performed by the National Center for Transgender Equality and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, shows that transgender [...]
Also tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

TV news channels turn not actually controversial story into an excuse for transphobia

TweetI am so sick of 24-hour news networks. Their insistence that every story be framed as controversial has led to some awful coverage of California’s new law requiring public schools to respect students’ gender identity, which we reported on yesterday. The law’s going to be a big deal in the lives of kids whose shot [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

New law requires California public schools to respect students’ gender identity

TweetCalifornia has already been proactive in fighting discrimination against trans folks – you may remember us talking about their ban on trans discrimination in healthcare. They also banned gender discrimination in schools. Lawmakers in the state have now taken steps to make sure that trans folks are not only safe from discrimination but given the [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Do you know your Title IX?

Tweet We’re so excited that the Know Your Title IX site is now officially launched! As Lori covered before, Know Your Title IX is a campaign started by our own Alexandra and a collective of survivor-activists and allies across the country. It aims to ensure that every college student in the U.S. knows that under Title [...]
Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed

Common Application now more accessible for undocumented students—just kidding

TweetEd. note: This post is by Feministing’s social media intern, Dahlia Grossman-Heinze. You can follow her on Instagram @grossmad and on tumblr. At this year’s National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education, Daniel Vargas, The Common Application’s Communications Director made an amazing announcement. Starting with this year’s Common Application, a universal college application [...]
Also tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

Feministing In Your Inbox

Sign up for our Newsletter to stay in touch with Feministing
and receive regular updates and exclusive content.

183 queries. 0.384 seconds