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17 hrs ago | Towleroad

Religious University Requires Sex Reassignment Surgery For Trans Students Seeking Single-Sex Dorm

Oregon's George Fox University - the Christian school that used a Title IX religious exemption to bar a trans male student from residing in a men's dormitory - has revised its policy to let trans students live in the dorms as long as they have undergone sex reassignment surgery.

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Related Topix: Transgender

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Advocate

Christian Univ. Adjusts, Stands By Discriminatory Trans Housing Policy

After coming under fire for what many view as discrimination against a transgender student, an Oregon Christian university is updating its housing policies in an attempt to be more accommodating to trans students.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Newberg, OR, Smith College

ThinkProgress

After Outrage, School Agrees To House Trans Students By Gender -...

Earlier this month, it came to light that George Fox University in Oregon had obtained a religious exemption under Title IX to refuse a transgender student access to a single-sex residence hall.

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Related Topix: Transgender, US News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

World Magazine

Court rules for Christian college in transgender dispute

A Christian university in Oregon can keep the rooming restrictions it has placed on a transgendered student, without risking any penalty from the federal government.

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Related Topix: Transgender

Towleroad

Transgender Students Face Discrimination By Religious Colleges

A July 14th Inside Higher Ed article highlights two cases of discrimination against transgender students that are representative of the broader ability of institutions to ignore federal laws that interfere with their faith.

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Related Topix: Transgender

Tue Jul 15, 2014

OregonLive.com

Bridger School teacher wins national award with commitment to helping students 'find who they are' (video)

Michelle Nicola poses with her Spanish class of juniors from De La Salle North Catholic High School.

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Related Topix: University of Oregon, Spain, World News, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Willamette Week

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George Fox University, a Quaker school based in Newberg, can refuse equal housing to transgender student, U.S. Dept.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Newberg, OR, US News, US Supreme Court, California Baptist University

Religion News Service

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visits with members of his congregation on April 6, 2014.

The Church of England is expected to authorize the admission of women to the episcopate in what is being billed as a historic vote today.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI

Daily Kos

Hobby Lobby and Quakers

Most of the time when I hear or read about something offensive a Christian group has done, I almost never have to worry that Quakers have somehow been to blame.

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Related Topix: Society of Friends, Transgender, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Transgender student to appeal housing ruling

NEWBERG, Ore. A transgender student at George Fox University is speaking out after the Christian college denied him the opportunity to live with his male friends on campus.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Newberg, OR, Country, Social Security, Personal Finance

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Transgender student to appeal housing ruling

NEWBERG, Ore. A transgender student at George Fox University is speaking out after the Christian college denied him the opportunity to live with his male friends on campus.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Newberg, OR, Country, Social Security, Personal Finance

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Kos

US Dept of Ed hands down "religious exemption" in transgender student housing case.

In the final word today on a ongoing case, a transgendered male student applying for on-campus housing at George Fox University near Portland, Oregon will be denied the right to room with his male peers this fall.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Social Security, Personal Finance

Advocate

Department of Education Offers Antitrans University a 'Religious Exemption'

The U.S. Department of Education has granted a Christian university a religious exemption from federal antidiscrimination law, allowing it to deny housing accommodations to a transgender student.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Newberg, OR

ThinkProgress

How A University Used A Religious Exemption To Discriminate Against A Transgender Student

In the wake of the Hobby Lobby decision, LGBT organizations have been rethinking whether they can support a religious exemption in employment protection policies, and it seems they have good reason to be concerned.

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Related Topix: Transgender, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Central Kitsap Reporter

Students receive scholarships from veterans

At the Bremerton Fleet Reserve No. 29 facility, on June 17, Base Commander Jim Demott of the Bremerton Chapter of the United States Submarine Veterans presented six $1,000 scholarship awards.

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Related Topix: Bremerton, WA, University of Washington

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Portland Tribune

Dacia Hanson new NCCS leader

North Clackamas Christian School in Oregon City this month announced the appointment of Dacia Hanson as its next school administrator.

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Related Topix: Oregon City, OR, Happy Valley, OR, Clackamas County, OR, Canby, OR, Molalla, OR

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