Dept. of Education will not force a Christian university to admit transgender man in all-male dorm

Katherine Timpf
Former Reporter

  • The US Department of Education (USDE) has ruled that anti-discrimination laws will not force a Christian university to allow a female-to-male transgender in male dormitories.
  • The school argued the situation violated its mission to provide a “Christ-centered community.”
  • The US Department of Education (USDE) has ruled that anti-discrimination laws do not mean that a Christian university must allow a female-to-male transgender to live in male dormitories.

    The USDE granted the school a “religious exemption” to federal anti-discrimination laws, according to an article published in Inside Higher Ed.

    The school argued that allowing Marcus to live in male dorms went against its mission to provide a “Christ-centered community.”   

    Jayce Marcus filed a Title IX complaint against Georgia Fox University in April, claiming that the school was discriminating against him by not letting him live in the men’s dormitories.

    The complaint stated that even though Marcus was born a female, he still had the right to live in the men’s dormitories because he identified as a male.

    The school argued that allowing Marcus to live in male dorms went against its mission to provide a “Christ-centered community.”

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    Katherine Timpf

    Katherine Timpf

    Former Reporter
    Katherine Timpf is a former reporter for Campus Reform. Kat currently works for National Review and Fox News, where she regularly appears on hit programs such as Outnumbered, Fox and Friends, and The Greg Gutfeld Show. She is also a stand-up comic, and performs at venues throughout the country.
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