Securing Safe Schools: Using Title IX Liability to Address Peer Harassment of Transgender Students

Sohaili, Tina
April 2011
Law & Sexuality: A Review of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgende;2011, Vol. 20, p79
Academic Journal
The article focuses on Title IX of the Equal Opportunity in Education Act to prevent the bullying of transgender students in schools in the U.S. It mentions that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students are more subjected to both verbal and physical harassment than heterosexual or cisgender. It offers information on the expansion of liability under Title IX's peer sexual harassment doctrine to match the Title VII hostile work environment case law.


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