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News September 2014

Quaker university denies male housing to transgender student In April of this year, George Fox University, a Christian university founded by Quakers in Newberg, Ore., denied the request of a female‐to‐male transgender student to live in single‐sex male housing on campus. The student, 20‐year‐old psychology major Jayce Marcus, responded by filing a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Department of Education. The university then lobbied for religious exemption under Title IX (the federal law barring sex‐based discrimination in education) to refuse single‐sex housing to a transgender student. In drafting its petition, the university consulted with evangelical🔒

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