US Supreme Court flushes the toilet on school’s transgender bigotry

After years of grim treatment, a man who wasn’t allowed to use the boys’ facilities at school has won his case

29 June 2021 - 19:33 By Greg Stohr

The US Supreme Court refused to question the rights of transgender pupils to use school bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, rejecting an appeal by a Virginia school board in a long-running civil rights battle.

The rebuff seals a legal victory for Gavin Grimm, who was a high school pupil in 2014 when the Gloucester County School Board barred him from continuing to use the boys’ bathrooms. A federal appeals court said the board violated Grimm’s rights under a federal civil rights law and the constitution’s equal protection clause...

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