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By John Raby 

WVa lawsuit: School official harassed trans teen in bathroom


August 29, 2019

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a West Virginia transgender male who said an assistant principal harassed him when he tried to use the boys' bathroom, the latest in a string of court challenges to school policies for transgender students nationwide.

The lawsuit filed in state court accuses the Harrison County Board of Education of failing to create a safe school environment for teenager Michael Critchfield, the American Civil Liberties Union announced in a news release Wednesday.

The ACLU said assistant principal Lee Livengood followed Critchfield into the b...

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