ACLU is moving ahead with Gavin's fight to end discrimination against transgender students. Today we filed an amended complaint in Gavin Grimm’s lawsuit to reverse his school district’s discriminatory policy, which prohibited him and other transgender students from using restrooms consistent with their gender identity. Show More Summary
In a transgender case of intense interest, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals said the trial court should decide whether it is moot. Gavin Grimm, a transgender student, sued his county school board for the right to use the boys' bathroom when he was a sophomore. He has......
Lower court to decide if Grimm’s graduation makes challenge to bathroom policy moot
After becoming a national icon in the transgender community amid a three-year campaign to use the male bathrooms at Gloucester High School, Gavin Grimm earned his diploma in June. [ more › ]
The case of Gavin Grimm, a transgender boy who was denied use of the boys' room at his school in Gloucester County, Virginia, had once been set to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court and could have been a landmark case on transgender rights. Show More Summary
Trans student Grimm, whose court case was undermined by the withdrawal of federal guidelines on inclusivity, gets an award from the department's LGBT employee group.
Gavin Grimm, Chelsea Manning and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio all marched in this year's procession.
In what Buzzfeed calls a “symbolic rebuke” of Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III’s move to rescind Obama-era pro-trans guidance, Justice Department employees are planning to honor Gavin Grimm, the trans student fighting...Show More Summary
"Our opponents can’t stop justice—they can only delay it."
SEVENTEEN STATES AND DC JOIN ‘FRIEND OF THE COURT’ BRIEF SUPPORTING GAVIN GRIMM: The states -- New York, Washington, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania,...Show More Summary
HRC filed a “friend of the court” brief signed by 59 major U.S. companies supporting transgender student Gavin Grimm in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Grimm, a transgender boy, filed suit...Show More Summary
At a small tailor shop in Brooklyn, Gavin Grimm emerges from behind a wooden screen in a brand new charcoal-gray suit and fastens the last button on his crisp white dress shirt. Grimm, a 17-year-old transgender high school senior, flew...Show More Summary
Famous for fighting a battle to use the boys’ restroom at school, Gavin Grimm is also a regular teen who likes to play Pokémon and spoil his cat ‘absolutely rotten.’
Featuring a resource fair, panel discussions, and workshops on May 20. [ more › ]
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......