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Report: Trump's Education Department Will No Longer Accept LGBT Student Bathroom Complaints

Doug Mainwaring : Feb 13, 2018 :

Parents ... who have had to fight school boards so that their daughters will not have to shower with biological boys who think they are 'girls' will likely welcome the news.

(Washington, DC)[] The Trump Administration's Education Department told a news agency that it will no longer investigate or take action on complaints filed by transgender students who say they are being discriminated against by being told to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological gender... (Photo: via

...BuzzFeed reports that this is the "first time officials have asserted this position publicly as an interpretation of law," adding that "no formal announcement has been made."

Last year, the nascent Trump administration rejected guidance on transgender bathroom use issued by the Obama White House which had directed schools to allow students to use whatever bathroom they choose according to their perceived gender identity.

While a formal announcement has yet to be made, BuzzFeed News reports that an Education Department spokesperson has confirmed that the Trump Administration will carry that decision to its logical conclusion.

The news comes amid conflicting court decisions concerning the issues of transgender usage of school restrooms and locker rooms. The Obama Administration asserted that Title IX protections against sexual discrimination also applied to gender identity...

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