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Most Influential 2015: Lauryn Farris

Most Influential 2015: Lauryn Farris

You may have seen Lauryn Farris and her family in a recent interview that appeared in the Huffington Post as part of their Let Love Define Family series. The occasion for the interview was the final adoption of a 17-year-old transgender girl by Farris and Kerry, her wife of more than 40 years. Farris and her family

Federal government stands by transgender students’ rights

Arcadia Unified School District’s policy on transgender students guides educators to respect students’ self reported gender identities. On June 30, the U.S. Department of Justice affirmed that Title IX protects the rights of transgender students in a brief filed after the American Civil Liberties Union’s complaint on behalf of a transgender boy whose school policy required transgender