At Civil Rights Forum, Gavin Grimm Says Fight For Trans Equality Is ‘Bigger Than Me’


At Civil Rights Forum, Gavin Grimm Says Fight for Trans Equality Is ‘Bigger Than Me’

Gavin Grimm, the Virginia teen whose case against his school board has made him one of the faces of the fight for transgender equality, spoke Thursday before a congressional forum on civil rights in the era of President Donald Trump.Under Trump, the Departments of Education and Justice in February dropped a guidance that instructed schools to protect LGBTQ students under Title IX, including by allowing transgender kids use the facilities that corresponded to their gender identity, rather than their biological sex.
Grimm—whose lawsuit against the Gloucester County school board for blocking his use of the boys’ bathroom was …

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