ERIC Number: EJ1112398
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
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Reference Count: 9
7 Reasons for Accommodating Transgender Students at School
Arenas, Alberto; Gunckel, Kristin L.; Smith, William L.
Phi Delta Kappan, v98 n1 p20-24 Sep 2016
Schools have become ground zero for clashes over transgender rights, and critics are denouncing academic institutions--and more recently, the Obama administration--for supporting transgender students in their right to use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity. This article responds to the seven most common claims made by critics and explains why these arguments are problematic.
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Student Rights, Sanitary Facilities, Safety, Religion, Privacy, Costs, States Powers, Recreational Facilities
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