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South MS school district is violating transgender student’s civil rights, complaint says

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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Transgender students are suffering in Harrison County because of the school district’s insistence that they dress according to their “biological sex,” a Harrison Central High student and her mother say in a complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The complaint details the “sex-based, hostile environment” that the 16-year-old and other gay or transgender students face in Harrison County schools. The school district is violating Title IX, a federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in schools, through its dress code and harassment of...

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