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Calls mount for US university president to resign over abuse scandal

Calls mount for US university president to resign over abuse scandalTwo hundred professors at one of California's top universities on Tuesday demanded the resignation of the school's president over a widening sexual abuse scandal involving a campus gynecologist. In their letter to the board of trustees, the professors said Nikias had lost the "moral authority" to lead the private institution or to oversee an investigation into decades of alleged sexual abuse by George Tyndall, a gynecologist formerly employed at the school.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/calls-us-university-president-resign-over-abuse-scandal-175750660.html

U.S. court backs transgender student at center of bathroom dispute

U.S. court backs transgender student at center of bathroom disputeA U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that federal law protects a transgender student who fought all the way to the Supreme Court for the right to use a bathroom at a high school in Virginia that corresponded with his gender identity. U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk rejected a bid by the Gloucester County School Board to dismiss the civil rights lawsuit filed by student Gavin Grimm. The judge said Grimm has valid claims under a federal law, called Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, that bars discrimination on the basis of sex in education as well as the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of equal protection under the law.


Read more: https://www.yahoo.com/news/u-court-backs-transgender-student-center-bathroom-dispute-002404988.html



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