Long before Caitlyn Jenner’s cover shoot sparked a broader national discussion about gender, identity and the evolving state of transgender rights, the role of schools in assisting and protecting transgender youth was already emerging as a mainstream news story. For some parents, a Today Show series that aired earlier this year thrust the issues of parenting, teaching and protecting transgender children into a far brighter spotlight.
After Caitlyn Jenner, a New World for Transgender Students – and a New Civil Rights Battleground
The Parents: “My Daughter, My Son – How School Bullies (and State Laws) Changed the Way I Saw My Transgender Child”
The Educator: “One Therapists Mission to Train Schools, Parents and Classmates on Transgender Issues”
The Community: “Why Teachers Should Leave Transgender Specifics to Parents”