New Policies Accommodate Transgender Students

Yana Paskova for The Chronicle

Amanda Stevens, a transgender student at the State U. of New York at Albany, poses for a portrait in Long Island. She says a gender-segregated orientation at Albany forced her to out herself to other students.
June 27, 2010 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

Amanda Stevens came out to her classmates before she knew any of their names. And it wasn't intentional.

At her orientation at the State University of New York at Albany, incoming students were told to divide by gender. Ms. Stevens, a transgender...

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers