Transgender, intergender, LGBT — the vocabulary of gender identity is evolving as the old dividing line between the sexes is increasingly being called into question The New York City Department of Education announced recently that all students will be permitted to change their names and genders at will.
According to a press release, students at the New York City public school will be permitted to change their name and gender without providing proper legal documentation. Instead of first changing their name at city hall, students will be permitted to change their personal identifiers with the New York City school system itself. However, students will be required to obtain their parent’s permission before requesting a name change. The new policy, which was highlighted this week by The College Fix, was announced by New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, […]