loganReporter Ellen Huet scored a front page headline for her profile of several transgender students. The article is one of the most accurate and fair we’ve seen in the coverage of California’s new law that clarifies to schools their responsibility to treat transgender boys and girls with fairness – the same as all other boys and girls.

“Logan Henderson, an 18-year-old transgender man from Santa Monica who is starting college at Dartmouth in the fall, came out as an eighth-grader and has been on hormone therapy since high school.

“Socially transitioning was the hardest part of transitioning because you have to deal with other people,” said Henderson, who was allowed to use the nurse’s bathroom and was given alternate ways of fulfilling his physical education credit. “I think I was very, very fortunate that I went to my school, where they wanted me to be safe and comfortable.”

Logan Henderson, an 18-year-old transgender man from Santa Monica who is starting college at Dartmouth in the fall, came out as an eighth-grader and has been on hormone therapy since high school.

“Socially transitioning was the hardest part of transitioning because you have to deal with other people,” said Henderson, who was allowed to use the nurse’s bathroom and was given alternate ways of fulfilling his physical education credit. “I think I was very, very fortunate that I went to my school, where they wanted me to be safe and comfortable.”

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