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The mission of the Women and Gender Resource Center (WGRC) is to advance the UH community by challenging gender inequities to prioritize the success of all students, faculty, and staff. We promote gender equity and student success through educating, empowering, and supporting the UH community.
Welcome Back, Coogs!
The Women and Gender Resource Center office space is open on campus, and we can't wait to see you! Stop by at Student Center North, Suite 201. Masks are encouraged in our office.
As always, our entire WGRC team is here to support you, and we are committed to making our programs and services accessible to students, faculty, and staff regardless of physical location. In the Fall we will offer programs both virtually and in person. Stay tuned for calendar updates on our Events page.
Gender Equity News
SCOTUS Declines Hearing Trans Bathroom Case
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Gavin Grimm's case on the rights of K-12 trans students to access bathrooms that match their gender. This order means that a lower court's decision stands, which ruled in favor of Grimm, finding his school board violated his constitutional rights.
'LFG' Documentary Released on U.S. Women's Soccer Team's Fight For Pay Equality
In June, HBO Max released "LFG," a documentary about the 2019 U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's lawsuit on gender discrimination and pay inequity. The film follows Megan Rapinoe, Jessica McDonald, and other members on the team on their journey fighting for equity.
Ed Dept. Reinstates Trans Protections Under Title IX
The Department of Education released a Notice of Interpretation stating that trans and gay students are protected under Title IX. The notice cited the Supreme Court's 2020 Bostock v. Clayton County decision which interpreted Title IX to cover gender identity and sexual orientation.
Harris and Pelosi Make History Standing Behind a President During a Formal Address to Congress
For the first time, the president is delivering his speech while standing in front of two women — Vice President Kamala Harris and Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California.
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