Morehouse college to admit transgender men in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia (KTRK) -- Morehouse College in Atlanta will begin accepting transgender men as students next year.

The school's board of trustees approved the policy Saturday.

Students who self-identify as men can enroll at the all-male school, beginning in the fall of 2020.

Transgender women will not be allowed, and anyone who transitions or begins to self-identify as female during their time at Morehouse will not be eligible to get a degree from the college.

Morehouse is the only all-male historically black college in the U.S.

Famous alumni from the university include Martin Luther King Jr. and Spike Lee.

The move comes after Spelman College, a private historically black all-women's school in Atlanta, adopted a similar gender identity policy in 2017.
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