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HRC to Honor Transgender Trailblazer and Advocate Gavin Grimm at Time to THRIVE Conference

Today the HRC Foundation announced that it will honor transgender advocate Gavin Grimm with an Upstander Award at the organization’s annual Time to THRIVE Conference on February 16-18 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando. The...Show More Summary

Transgender Trailblazer Gavin Grimm to Address Conference on Caring for Transgender Youth

HRC will host transgender young people, parents, medical professionals and other youth-serving professionals at the groundbreaking Community In Action: Caring For Our Transgender Children and Youth Conference in Cincinnati on Saturday. Co-sponsored...Show More Summary

Gavin Grimm Wants To Fix The Education System That Failed Him

You may remember him as the Virginia teen who taught the world how schools discriminate against trans youth. Even if you don’t avidly follow the news, it’s likely you’ve heard the name Gavin Grimm floating around in the ether. The now...Show More Summary

Gavin Grimm’s Lawsuit Enters a New Phase

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

Gavin Grimm's Transgender Bathroom Case May Be Moot: Trial Court to Decide

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......

Case of Virginia transgender teen Gavin Grimm put off by appeals court

Lower court to decide if Grimm’s graduation makes challenge to bathroom policy moot

Judge Sends Transgender School Bathroom Case Back To Lower Court After Student's Graduation

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 › ]

Major U.S. transgender case remanded after student graduates

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

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

Justice Department Honors Gavin Grimm Despite Failing to Uphold His Rights

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.

New York City Pride March Brings Resistance, Revelry, To The Streets

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Gavin Grimm, Chelsea Manning and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio all marched in this year's procession.

In 'symbolic rebuke' of Sessions, DOJ's LGBT employees to honor trans student Gavin Grimm

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Gavin Grimm: Graduating With Dignity But Without Justice

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

"Our opponents can’t stop justice—they can only delay it."

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: May 19, 2017

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 Files Amicus Brief with Major Companies Supporting Transgender Student Gavin Grimm

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

Chelsea Manning's Lawyer Knows How to Fight Transgender Discrimination—He's Lived It

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

Gavin Grimm Is a Campaigning Trans Hero—and a Typical Teenager Too

9 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.’

Gavin Grimm Will Be A Guest Speaker At Capital Trans Pride

Featuring a resource fair, panel discussions, and workshops on May 20. [ more › ]

RuPaul and Trans Activist Gavin Grimm Named to TIME’s 100 Most Influential List

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

Poetry Brings Solace to the Courtroom

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: […]

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