School Board Violated Transgender’s Bathroom Rights, Says Judge

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A federal judge in Virginia on Friday ruled that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former Gloucester High School student Gavin Grimm (pictured), a transgender male

DailyMail. A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that a school board’s transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student.  

The Gloucester County High School’s board had a policy that required Gavin Grimm, a transgender male, to use girls’ restrooms or private bathrooms while he was a student there. 

On Friday, US District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk issued an order stating the Gviolated his rights under the US Constitution’s equal protection clause as well as under Title IX, the federal policy that protects against gender-based discrimination. 

This is the latest case in a string of decisions nationwide that favor transgender students who faced similar policies.  

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