Youth/Students

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Feb 22, 2017 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today denounced the Trump Administration’s revocation of the landmark U.S. Departments of Education and Justice joint guidance confirming that Title IX’s sex nondiscrimination provisions applied to transgender students.
May 13, 2016 Press Release
The Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus today thanked the Obama Administration and the U.S. Department of Education for issuing groundbreaking guidance ensuring transgender students have equal access to sex-segregated facilities.
Feb 9, 2015 Page

Purpose

The Education and Schools Task Force strives to end bullying and discrimination of LGBT students within schools. The Task Force promotes anti-harassment and anti-bullying legislation, as well as other initiatives that work to protect all students.

Feb 9, 2015 Page

Purpose

The Youth and Family Acceptance Task Force directs the Caucus in its work to protect LGBT youth. The Task Force helps educate the families of LGBT youth toward acceptance, focuses on legislation that protects LGBT youth from discrimination in homeless shelters and adoption and foster systems, and criminalizes services that force LGBT youth into rejecting their LGBT identities.

Dec 4, 2014 Domestic News
 
Oct 21, 2014 International News

Gay and trans youth living in a Kingston sewer in Dec. 2013. J. Lester Feder/BuzzFeed

Jun 12, 2014 In The News

This week the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus held a briefing on LGBT Youth Homelessness in Cannon House Office Building, and one by one, panelists called on Congress to reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act.