From primary care physicians and a surgeon, to nurses and caring support staff, all are dedicated to serving the transgender community with excellence. The program is designed to fill a void for the transgender population in Indiana. Becoming a patient with us is easy.
If you are a youth who is questioning your gender identity, you are not alone! Questioning one's gender or sexual orientation is a normal part of life, but just because it's normal doesn't mean that it's easy! Check out the resources for trans folks we've compiled below.
A music teacher filed a suit in federal court in Indiana after disagreeing with a school district policy requiring teachers to call transgender students by their preferred names rather than their birth names. The teacher, John Kluge, claims the school policy conflicted with his Christian beliefs and alleges he was forced to resign. Kluge alleges the Brownsburg Community School Corporation BCSC and its administrators violated his First Amendment rights of freedom of speech and free exercise of religion, retaliated against him for exercising his First Amendment rights, and deprived him of due process and equal protection of law.
While policies vary by state and school district, the recommendation for K inclusion of transgender students is for transgender youth to be allowed to play sports in their affirmed gender. Transgender young people are no different. In fact, because transgender young people often must overcome significant stigma and challenges, it would be particularly harmful to exclude them from the significant physical, mental and social benefits that young people gain by playing recreational sports. The impact of such discrimination can be severe and can cause lifelong harm.
Happening today, school districts across the country will receive guidance from the Obama administration about transgender students. Schools will be directed to allow transgender students to use the bathroom matching the gender they identify with. Policies regarding the security and privacy of students in our schools should be in the hands of Hoosier parents and local schools, not bureaucrats in Washington, DC.
A Mexican citizen who identifies as a transgender man —who challenged a federal appeals court—will not be able to forge ahead with his suit and legally change his name, because he is not a U. The 7 th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Friday that his case did not merit enough support to go forward, according to a report on The Indiana Lawyer. The Indiana resident, known as "John Doe" in the complaint, to protect his identification, charged that a Indiana state law that requires proof of citizenship to legally change his name is unconstitutional.
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Transgender issues are currently being debated in legislative, executive and judicial contexts in America. Last week North Carolina Gov. The original legislation required transgendered persons to use bathrooms and locker rooms in schools and government-owned facilities that matched the gender listed on their birth certificate. This vote came over a month after President Donald Trump withdrew a position declared under the Obama administration stating transgender students were protected under Title IX to use school bathrooms according to their gender identity.
Some courts have ruled that Title VII also bans discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The Supreme Court recently announced it will take up this question in three cases. In addition, many states and cities have laws that ban this kind of discrimination.