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Texas School to Reinstate Trans Student in Play After National Backlash

“We all learned some new lessons … about prejudice, transphobia, and discrimination,” a high school student said.


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After nationwide backlash, a transgender student in Texas has been reinstated in his role in the school’s production of Oklahoma!. Sherman Independent School District in Texas made headlines across the country earlier this month when they told student Max Hightower that he would no longer be allowed to play a male character in the school’s production of Oklahoma! due to a new anti-trans school policy.




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