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...