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Supreme Court enforces transgender military ban

Supreme Court enforces transgender military ban

Emma Dantas '21

January 23, 2019

  The Supreme Court voted five to four in favor of a temporary ban of transgenders from the military on Jan. 22 as proposed by the Trump Administration, although appeal cases continue to move forward. This ruling prohibits people who identify as a gender other than their biological sex from p...

[April 2017] Gender inclusive policies promised at Staples in defiance of withdrawn federal protections

[April 2017] Gender inclusive policies promised at Staples in defiance of withdrawn federal protections

April 26, 2017

By: Izzy Connors '18 *names have been changed The Trump administration announced on Wednesday Feb. 22 that federal protections for transgender students that allow them to use the bathroom aligned with their gender identity at schools will be withdrawn, reversing a landmark executive order issued...

Gender neutral bathrooms create a comfortable environment for members of the community

Gender neutral bathrooms create a comfortable environment for members of the community

January 9, 2017

Shaina Selvaraju '17 Though talks of creating gender neutral bathrooms began at the end of last year, they were officially opened for Staples students and faculty to use on December 8. The three bathrooms, one located on each floor, are single stalls with locks on the inside so any student can use them....

[Nov. 2016 News] Transgender rights are brought to the attention of Staples administrators

[Nov. 2016 News] Transgender rights are brought to the attention of Staples administrators

November 22, 2016

By Becky Hoving ’17 & Ashton Dedona ’17   This past September, the Staples High School administration announced that it would provide new bathroom locks and unisex bathroom signs in response to the push for more inclusive bathroom access. However, an entire quarter has passed an...

Bruce Jenner transitions students to speak up about gender dysphoria

Bruce Jenner transitions students to speak up about gender dysphoria

Jane Schutte, Breaking News Managing Editor

June 2, 2015

Bruce Jenner, the once all American boy, has recently decided to transition into becoming a woman at the age of 66. The transition from male to female comes with many difficulties, such as the switch from male to female pronouns or explaining your situation to friends and family. Her planned release...

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