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The Connecticut lawsuit aiming to ban transgender athletes from particiapting in high school sports was dismissed April 2021. This case along with many others across the country has sparked national debate with two very passionate sides. It is crucial that transgender athletes are allowed to particiapte in high school sports based on their gender identity.

Transgender athletes should be allowed to participate in high school sports

Ella Alpert ’22 , Broadcast Director May 27, 2021

I’ve been competitively swimming since I was in second grade. Over these nine years, a lot has changed in my life, but swimming has stayed the same. This sport has led me to meet some of my best friends,...

The exact borders of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is continuing to be reassessed from a variety of perspectives, with some officials and CIAC executives acknowledging the ambiguity of the term “sex” in Title IX. Others protest that transgender women do not belong in women’s sports because it violates the Amendment.

Connecticut lawsuit regarding rights of transgender high school athletes dismissed

Morgan Han-Lemus ’23, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

U.S. District Court Judge Robert Chatigny dismissed a case that attempted to prevent transgender athletes from competing in girls high school sports in Connecticut on April 25.  The case was made in...

The transgender ban hampered potential for national growth and togetherness. Now that it is lifted, this country has a better chance of seeing more positive change.

Lifting of military ban on transgender people one step further to a better America

Anna Diorio '23, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

The societal limits placed upon transgender people are both unnecessary and harmful to the growth and welfare of our nation as a whole. Among the ideals of the Constitution is equality. By impeding on...

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....

[April 2017] Gender inclusive policies promised at Staples in defiance of withdrawn federal protections

[April 2017] Gender inclusive policies promised at Staples in defiance of withdrawn federal protections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

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,...

[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...

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...

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