The Trump administration has closed two long-running bathroom-access cases, troubling civil rights advocates.
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
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......
In the two months since Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Department of Justice has changed its posture in two high-profile, politically charged court cases, one concerning transgender rights and the other involving voter ID laws. InShow 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
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IT WAS set to be the biggest Supreme Court case of the term: a transgender boy’s legal battle to use the boy’s bathroom at his school. But on March 6th, the justices called off an oral argument that had been set for March 28th in the case of Gloucester County v GG.
The Supreme Court may have kicked Gavin Grimm's case back to an appellate court, but the fight for transgender rights is far from lost in the federal courts. The post What’s Next for Gavin Grimm’s Case? appeared first on Rewire.
After the Supreme Court opted not to hear his case.
Putting off for at least a year any final ruling on the rights of transgender students under federal civil rights law, the Supreme Court on Monday ordered a federal appeals court to make a new review of a high-profile Virginia case.
LGBT rights lawyer Josh Brock said that he was disappointed in the Supreme Court’s decision Monday to avoid ruling on his client’s case regarding bathroom access but that this was merely a detour — not a defeat.
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday scrapped plans to hear a major transgender rights case and threw out a lower court's ruling in favor of a transgender Virginia student after President Donald Trump rescinded a policy protecting such youths under federal law. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen's case to a lower court without reaching a decision, leaving in limbo the issue of transgender rights in school settings.
Transgender student Gavin Grimm said he remains optimistic in spite of Supreme’s Court refusal to budge in the case. Continue reading ? The post Trans teen says if it took 10 years to win his bathroom rights case, ‘I’d stick with it’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
One of the Supreme Court's most anticipated cases of the term just got a last minute cancellation. That case, Gloucester County School Board v. G.G., involved the rights of transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity. Oral arguments were scheduled for later this month, but......
The Supreme Court on Monday kicked a historic transgender rights case back to a lower court, after the Trump administration changed the federal government's position on whether trans students can use bathrooms matching their gender identities. The...Show More Summary
Via press release: This morning, Family Research Council (FRC) welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement that the court is vacating and remanding the case of Gloucester County School Board v. G.G to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. Show More Summary
The US Supreme Court on Monday sent a key transgender rights case back to a lower court for reconsideration, after the administration of President Donald Trump withdrew guidance to schools that was relevant to the case. The high court...Show More Summary
The Supreme Court on Monday sent a case involving a transgender high school student back to a lower court, a temporary setback for the student. Monday's announcement vacates a lower court's decision in the case of Gavin Grimm, a Virginia student who is seeking to use school bathrooms that align with his gender identity. Show More Summary