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Education
12:41 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Should Jefferson County Public Schools Have a Districtwide Gender Identity Policy?

Atherton High School
Credit JCPS

Atherton High School took a step Thursday toward becoming the first school in the Jefferson County Public School system to adopt a discrimination policy with specific protections for transgender students.

But JCPS has more than 150 schools. Should it have a uniform policy for dealing with gender identity questions?

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Arts and Humanities
6:00 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Rock Opera 'Bare' Explores Teen Sexuality, Religion

Pandora Productions explores the secret lives of Catholic high schoolers this week in the rock opera “Bare,” a dramatic musical about gay and straight boarding school students struggling with their sexuality.

Written by Jon Hartmere, Jr. (book and lyrics) and Damon Intrabartolo (book and music), “Bare” opens Thursday in the Bingham Theatre at Actors Theatre of Louisville.

Critics have compared “Bare” to “Spring Awakening” and “Rent.” Though it has moments of hip levity, it’s an intense drama with a tragic ending.

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