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IDHR issues guidance regarding TGNC students
2022-01-06

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The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) has issued its Guidance Relating to Protection of Transgender, Nonbinary, and Gender Nonconforming Students.

The document is a non-regulatory guidance on non-discrimination protections for trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming students under the Illinois Human Rights Act.

The new guidance document was developed based on a recommendation from the Affirming and Inclusive Schools Task Force, which is behind the report "Strengthening Inclusion in Illinois Schools," at www2.illinois.gov/IISNews/21019-Affirming_and_Inclusive_Schools_Task_Force_Report.pdf .

According to IDHR, "school districts, students and their families will now have a resource to better understand the protections afforded by the Act that ensure welcoming, safe, supportive, and inclusive school environments for all."

See the guidance at at www2.illinois.gov/dhr/Publications/Documents/IDHR%20Guidance%20Relating%20to%20Protection%20of%20Transgender%2c%20Nonbinary%2c%20and%20Gender%20Nonconforming%20Students_Eng-web.pdf .


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