Emmy winner, drag mother to dozens and Supermodel of the World himself, RuPaul Charles, and Gavin Grimm, teenage transgender activist challenging his high school one appeals court at a time, were named among TIME‘s 100 most influential people.… Read The post RuPaul and Trans Activist Gavin Grimm Named to TIME’s 100 Most Influential List appeared first on Towleroad.
"It's been an absolute whirlwind," the TIME 100 member
In his New York Review of Books article “Poetry in the Courtroom,” ACLU National Legal Director David Cole writes about Gavin Grimm’s brave confrontations with the justice system, and a judge’s choice to honor Grimm’s struggle with a poem. Here’s Cole: Poetry and judicial opinions do not often mix. Judging is ordinarily a prosaic task: […]
From shoutouts at awards shows to White House protests to multiple media appearances, Gavin Grimm has turned into a leading activist in the cause for greater rights for transgender students in the United States. And he hasn’t even graduated...Show More Summary
In a deeply moving ruling, two judges recognize Gavin's important role in the history of movements for justice. On April 7th, the Fourth Circuit overturned Gavin Grimm's win from last year, based on the Supreme Court's decision last month not to hear the case. Show More Summary
Gavin Grimm just wanted to use the bathroom, but he ended up become the face of transgender civil rights. Grimm, a transgender student in Virginia, sued his school board after it refused to allow him to use the bathroom that matched his gender identity. He won a landmark victory......
Appeals Court Judge Andre M. Davis praised Grimm's struggle for "the simple recognition of [his] humanity."
On Friday, the 4 th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a preliminary injunction that had allowed Gavin Grimm, a transgender teenager in Gloucester County, Virginia, to use the boys’ bathroom at his high school. That injunction was...Show More Summary
4th Circuit judges say Grimm’s fight, put off by Supreme Court, is “delayed but not finished.”
Gavin Grimm, a 17-year-old transgender boy from Virginia, has had a rough few months. He's suing for access to the boys' bathroom at his high school, and in March the Supreme Court announced that it was kicking this landmark transgender...Show More Summary
When it comes to combatting injustice, "the judiciary’s response has been decidedly mixed."
Transgender teen Gavin Grimm spoke before a Congressional panel on Thursday about President Trump’s revocation of an Obama-era guidance that prevented discrimination against transgender students in public schools. During his speech,Show More Summary
We're specifically going to discuss how these concepts relate to Gavin Grimm’s case against the Gloucester County School Board and transgender bathroom discrimination. The post Boom! Lawyered: Motion to Dismiss and Summary Judgment Edition appeared first on Rewire.
If the federal appeals court schedules arguments in the Gavin Grimm case for its next session, he may have an order from the court in time for his high school graduation. The post School Board to Appeals Court: Slow Down Gavin Grimm Case appeared first on Rewire.
No one is allowed in Gavin Grimm’s room, under any circumstances. Even when he’s away. Even when a family member is dropping something off for him ? they should leave it at the door. It’s like “Fort Knox,” he says. He’s a teenager whose bathroom habits have been picked apart on a public stage. Show More Summary
With a one-sentence order last week, the Supreme Court dashed hopes of a big transgender-rights decision this term. The Court was supposed to review the case of Gavin Grimm, a transgender teen-age boy who sued the Gloucester County School Board for the right to use the boys’ bathroom and won, in the Fourth Circuit. Show More Summary
Ever since the Supreme Court remanded Gavin Grimm’s case back to the lower courts, citing the Trump administration’s decision not to enforce Title IX protections for transgender students, there’s been a lot of dialogue around tolerance, on both sides of the political spectrum and everywhere in between. Show More Summary
"The court’s decision in Gavin’s case will impact how the law treats trans people all over the country."
“We need protection to go to school, find work and really thrive.”
Just over two years ago, I started my sophomore year of high school. The summer before, I had come out to my family and friends as a transgender boy. I also came out to the school administration, telling them who I was and asking them to respect my gender identity. Show More Summary