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The Trevor Project Celebrates Gavin Grimm’s Victory Against Anti-Transgender Bathroom Discrimination

The Supreme Court declined to hear Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, allowing Grimm’s victory in lower courts to stand. WASHINGTON, DC The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people, celebrated The Supreme Court’s decision today to not hear the case of Grimm v. Gloucester County School Board, upholding the Fourth Circuit’s decision in support of transgender and nonbinary students’ rights to use bathrooms that are aligned with their gender identity.  Statement from Amit Paley, CEO and Executive Director of The Trevor Project:  “This…
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The Trevor Project Responds to The Supreme Court’s Decision In Fulton V. City Of Philadelphia

SCOTUS declines to create a general right to discriminate against LGBTQ Americans based on religious beliefs while ruling against the City of Philadelphia’s specific policy. WASHINGTON, DC The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people, today responded to The Supreme Court’s decision in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, which affirmed that nondiscrimination laws do not conflict with the First Amendment, but found that the City of Philadelphia's particular policy for foster and adoption agencies was not sufficiently neutral as applied in this specific case.…
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The Trevor Project Applauds the Education Dept. for Protecting Trans Students Under Title IX

This guidance signifies further implementation of President Biden’s day one executive order to combat LGBTQ-based discrimination. WASHINGTON, DC The Trevor Project today applauded Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona’s announcement that the Department of Education would “double down” on affirming transgender and nonbinary students’ rights under Title IX, the 1972 law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in public schools. A peer-reviewed study by researchers at The Trevor Project found that transgender and nonbinary youth who reported experiencing discrimination based on their gender identity had more than double the odds of attempting suicide in the past year compared…