LGBTQ Students Sue Department Of Education Over Discrimination In Religious Colleges And Universities
The US Department of Education has been sued in an Oregon Federal court by a group of LGBTQ students over discriminatory practices at religious colleges and universities.
The to “put an end to the U.S. Department of Education’s complicity in the abuses and unsafe conditions thousands of LGBTQ+ students endure at hundreds of taxpayer-funded, religious colleges and universities.”
At issue is the religious exemption to Title IX, a that prohibits institutions from discriminating against students on the basis of sex in its programs. The group claims that the religious exemption has allowed schools to continue with discriminatory practices.