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Virginia transgender bathroom case: Judge favors ex-student

 

August 9, 2019



NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday that a school board's transgender bathroom ban discriminated against a former student, Gavin Grimm.

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen in Norfolk is the latest of several nationwide that have favored transgender students facing similar policies. But the issue remains far from settled in the country as a patchwork of differing policies governs the nation's schools.

The Gloucester County School Board's policy required Grimm to use girls' restrooms or private bathrooms. The judge wrote that Grimm's rights were vi...



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