Fairfax Schools Pass Plan to Punish Students for 'Malicious Misgendering'

Fairfax Schools Pass Plan to Punish Students for 'Malicious Misgendering'


Virginia’s Fairfax County School Board amended its student code of conduct to give schools more power to punish students who “misgender” or “deadname” students who identify as transgender.

Students who violate the new policy could be punished with suspension and referrals to local law enforcement.

In an 8-4 decision, the board changed the Students Rights and Responsibilities to include “discriminatory harassment” on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation as “behaviors of safety concern.”

The school district has had a similar policy for over a year, but this change will allow administrators to punish students under Title IX protections. Such a rule preempts an expected Title IX rule change from that Biden administration that is set to expand the definition of discrimination

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