Transgender student gets kicked out of college for gender “fraud”

Domaine Javier -- identifies as female. (Photo credit: Chris Ercoli-pe.com)

THE GUERRILLA ANGEL REPORT — California Baptist University expelled Domaine Javier, after she revealed on MTV she was biologically male. Javier has identified herself as female since she was a toddler. Cal Baptist reportedly stated they kicked Javier out for “committing or attempting to engage in fraud, or concealing identity” when she checked “female” on her application form.

Javier: “I didn’t do anything wrong, they said, ‘On your application form you put ‘female.’ And I was like, ‘Yeah, that’s how I see myself.”

Mark Wood of the Transgender Law Center: ”California law prohibits employment, housing, government, insurance and other types of discrimination based upon gender identity. But private universities generally are not covered by the law.”

University spokesperson Mark Wyatt: “California Baptist University does not comment on student disciplinary matters . . .”

From the Press-Enterprise:  “Cal Baptist’s written policies do not explicitly bar transgender students. But it has generally socially conservative rules, including a prohibition of social dances on university property and a requirement that applicants sign a form agreeing not to engage in homosexual behavior or to cohabit with someone of the opposite sex.”

Cal Baptist is in Riverside, CA. Read more from the Press Enterprise:

http://www.pe.com/local-news/riverside-county/riverside/riverside-headlines-index/20111028-riverside-cal-baptist-expels-transgendered-student.ece

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Categories: Discrimination, Equality, Civil Rights, Transgender, Transsexual, Trans

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3 replies

  1. Ascmuch as this disheartens me. It doesnt surprise me. I mean I thought it common knowledge that Baptists and [moderator edit - changed to trans people] are like mixing water and oil!
    It’s sad that her naivete will now be a reason why she gets ptsd. A common problem in our community. Sigh-

  2. This can be an educational moment for her and other transgender people. Hopefully there comes a day when all Churches are open to all people.

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