Students

Women’s Colleges Drop Barriers to Transgender Students

Paul Schnaittacher, Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College students cheer President Lynn Pasquerella’s welcome to transgender women at the convocation.
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During her 17-minute speech at Mount Holyoke College’s convocation, President Lynn Pasquerella stopped twice, tears in her eyes.

After announcing that the women’s college had adopted a formal policy to admit transgender women, Ms. Pasquerella was...

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