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Michigan Board Of Education Considers New Guidelines For Transgender Students


Washtenaw County LGBT activists are weighing in on the controversy over state education guidelines on the treatment of transgender students in Michigan.



The guidelines from the state Board of Education calls for schools to respect the gender identity of students.  Many Republicans are critical of the guidelines.

Mary Larkin is Program Coordinator for the LGBT Resource Center at Eastern Michigan University.  She says schools should treat students in a way that's in line with their gender identity.

The Board of Education wants the public to weigh in on the proposed guidelines.

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— Amanda LeClaire is a reporter and producer for 89.1 WEMU News.  Contact her at 734.487.3363 or email her aleclair@emich.edu


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