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Housing struggle for transgender student at George Fox University

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George Fox University student Jayce. Photo: Change.org
George Fox University student Jayce.
Photo: Change.org

NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) — About 50 people rallied over the weekend at George Fox University and delivered petitions in support of a transgender student in a housing dispute.

The student, sophomore Jayce, lived in a female dorm for the past year but wants to live with male friends next year on campus, as he identifies as a transgender man.

The university told KPTV it’s a Christ-centered community that keeps residences single-sex because of theological commitments. The university has offered to let the student live alone in a single room or off-campus. He has turned down that option and has a lawyer to help fight for campus housing with males.

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