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New state law allows college grads to use any name they want on diploma

A bill by a San Francisco state assemblyman has been signed into law to give California public college students the ability to have their chosen names printed on their diploma. Assembly Bill 245 is meant to avoid having diplomas “deadname” students, particularly those who are transgender or nonbinary, according to Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, […]