Gender Identity & Expression Protections in Wisconsin

Trans* Pride Flag pins marking the school districts that have added GI/E protections.

Trans* Pride Flag pins marking the school districts that have added GI/E protections.

 

In the past couple of months, three more school districts have added language to their local non-discrimination, harassment, and anti-bullying policies to provide specific protections on the basis of gender identity and

gender expression: Green Bay Area Public School District, Appleton Area School District, and Elkhorn Area School District.

This bring us up to a total of nine school districts in Wisconsin that have added these protections, ensuring that transgender and gender non-conforming students are covered, and also helping provide clear guidance to school staff who want to make sure that all of their students feel welcome, supported, and included.

To read more about why this is important and what GSAFE is doing to support these changes, visit our Gender Justice Policy Advocacy page here.

 

 

 

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Testimonials

“​Chippewa Falls Middle School’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive place for all of our students to learn and grow together. The Safe Space training from GSAFE provided staff with valuable resources to become more aware of how to be a better gender inclusive school!​” – Susan Kern, Middle School Principal