Right Wing Coalition Targeting Trans Youth Protections

edgeboston.com – by Justin Snow – Metro Weekly

Transgender students in California are facing what could be their final obstacle before being granted basic protections in the state’s public schools.

Late last month, opponents of a law that would make California the first state to mandate public schools provide equal access to all school activities, sports teams, programs and facilities for students who identity as transgender – slated to take effect Jan. 1, 2014 – turned in 614,317 petition signatures in hopes of putting the law before voters, roughly 100,000 more than the required minimum…