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Aaron Welcher, Communications Director, ACLU of Utah

May 16, 2024

At this crucial juncture when gender-diverse youth, including transgender and nonbinary students, lack protection and support from a majority of Utah's elected officials, President Biden's Title IX rule change is a reminder that schools must not discriminate based on gender identity, transgender status, or sexual orientation. The State of Utah bringing a lawsuit to challenge the Biden Administration’s rule change undermining the civil rights of gender-diverse youth who deserve to live openly and freely in school. All students have the equal right to learn, free from discrimination," said Ellie Menlove, Legislative and Policy Counsel, ACLU of Utah