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Sun Feb 17, 2019, 12:12 PM

Transgender bathroom ban may end, but transcript irks teen

Source: Associated Press

Transgender bathroom ban may end, but transcript irks teen

By BEN FINLEY
February 17, 2019

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) For nearly four years, Gavin Grimm has been suing his former school district after it banned him from using the boys bathrooms in high school.

Along the way, hes became a national face for transgender rights. His case almost went to the U.S. Supreme Court. He graduated and moved to California but kept fighting.

The school board in Virginia may finally be giving in, although not in court. It will hold a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the possibility of allowing transgender students to use restrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

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Grimm has also been expanding his case against the school board. A federal judge ruled Thursday that he can sue over its refusal to change the gender on his high school transcript, which still lists him as female.

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Read more: https://apnews.com/e689a537ae404e0484411f31a2b59496

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