DUSTIN SIGGINS lifesitenews.com In the latest of a series of moves to promote the transgender political agenda through the use of executive powers, the Obama administration hassaid that the federal Title IX civil rights provisions intended to stop discrimination against women programs apply to transgender people. Designed to prevent discrimination on the “basis of sex,” Title IX funding – formally known as Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education – came into being in 1972. The funding has been used to prevent sexism in hiring, college athletics, and all other areas where sex discrimination could potentially occur. Transgender advocates proclaimed the administration's decision as a major move. Harper Jean Tobin, Policy Director for the National Center for Transgender Equality, said that the "announcement is a breakthrough for transgender students, who too often face hostility at school and refusal by school officials to accept them for who they truly are."
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