Judge: School board can try to appeal Gavin Grimm lawsuit
Gavin Grimm (Source: NBC12)
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia school board's transgender-bathroom ban is one step away from being reviewed by a federal appeals court.
A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday granted the Gloucester County School Board's request to ask the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to resolve whether the ban is discriminatory. The appeals court in Richmond will decide if it will hear the case.
Former student Gavin Grimm, who is transgender, claims his rights were violated when he was banned from using boys bathrooms. The board said it was protecting students' privacy.
Thursday, June 8 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-06-08 18:45:31 GMT
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