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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