Johns Hopkins does double reverse on transgender

Johns Hopkins Medicine became the first academic medical center to perform gender-affirming surgeries for transgender people back in 1965. But shortly after breaking ground, the center reversed course, halting the surgeries and taking a controversial stance on transgender health.

--Erin Rook, LGBTQ Nation

At the time, anti-LGBT devout Catholic Paul McHugh had control of the program.

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Transgender military dependent wins right to appropriate facilities

 photo blue_zps6larakej.jpgThe principal of Ramstein Intermediate School at Ramstein Air Force Base had planned on allowing an 11-year-old transgender fifth-grader named Blue to start using the girls restroom beginning the week of October 10.

But the superintendent of schools for the East Europe region of the Department of Defense Education Activity, Dr. Elizabeth Dunham overruled that decision "for reasons that remain unclear."

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The Breakfast Club (Go Cubs!)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to talk about current news and our boring lives and to make fun of LaEscapee! If we are ever running late, it’s PhilJD’s fault.

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DoE Secretary in West Virginia

Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. answered reporter's questions yesterday during a trip to Charleston, WV.

The Gazette-Mail asked him how serious the Education Department would be in denying the funding for school systems that deny transgender students access — if the guidance King’s department has issued, based on its legal interpretations, ultimately survives a Texas federal judge’s nationwide, preliminary injunction blocking it.

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DOJ to appeal injunction

Department of Justice attorneys announced Friday that they will file a formal notice of appeal of US District Judge Reed O'Connor's preliminary injunction against the Department of Education guidelines aimed at protecting transgender students from discrimination.

According to court documents, the formal notice will occur on or before October 20, which is 60 days after Judge O'Connor's ruling.

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Alaskan teachers consider ethical treatment of trans students

The Alaska Professional Teaching Practices Commission is endeavoring to include a clause adding gender identity to its code of ethics.

Commission director Jim Seitz said to some extent the proposal is an attempt to update the code to current practices in other areas outside of education. The action was not prompted by any cases but is an attempt to be proactive, he said.

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