CitizenVectron Posted October 21, 2018 Share Posted October 21, 2018 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/21/us/politics/transgender-trump-administration-sex-definition.html#click=https://t.co/qt5NrPgbM7 Quote The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a governmentwide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law. Quote Now the Department of Health and Human Services is spearheading an effort to establish a legal definition of sex under Title IX, the federal civil rights law that bans gender discrimination in education programs that receive government financial assistance, according to a memo obtained by The New York Times. The department argued in its memo that key government agencies needed to adopt an explicit and uniform definition of gender as determined “on a biological basis that is clear, grounded in science, objective and administrable.” The agency’s proposed definition would define sex as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with, according to a draft reviewed by The Times. 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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