Supreme Court Will Rule on Virginia Transgender Teen’s Bathroom Case

Source: Time

By Mark Sherman and Alanna Durkin Richer

Gavin Grimm was prevented from using the boys’ bathroom at his high school

(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will take up the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys’ bathroom at his high school.

The justices said Friday they will hear the appeal from the Gloucester County school board sometime next year. The high court’s order means that student Gavin Grimm will not be able to use the boys’ bathroom in the meantime.

Transgender men who transitioned later in life, talk about what life is like as a man after growing up socialized as a woman.

A lower court had ordered the school board to accommodate Grimm, but the justices in August put that order.

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