Protecting Transgender Students: A Resource for Parents and Guardians
Parents and guardians play a critical role in ensuring that all students have access to safe and respectful learning environments that they need to succeed. This environment is particularly acute for transgender/non-binary students in the state Texas, many of whom face discrimination and are at risk for poor educational and health outcomes in environments that do not recognize their gender identity and expression. Here are some recommendations to help K-12 students:
If you do not feel like you are getting the support you need from your student’s school, what are your next steps?
Darrell McKnight, Correspondence Management Communications Division
Phone: (512) 463-9290, FAX: (512) 475-3665
On behalf of all transgender students in Texas, thank you for your commitment to ensuring that all students have a safe and respectful learning environment. Please contact Lou Weaver, transgender programs coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the information in this resource or for assistance in updating your school’s policies to help affirm transgender youth.
Download a copy of this information in .PDF format which also includes K-12 School Resources for Supporting LGBTQ Students.