Battle over transgender student rights moves to high school locker rooms

Source: The Washington Post


Max Brennan, 16, with his parents, Larry and Lynn. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post)

Lynn and Larry Brennan’s oldest child could have remained anonymous, just three initials in federal court papers accusing the local school system of discrimination.

But their son was done with secrets, and the pretending that sickened him in those dark days after puberty hit.

Instead, the Brennan’s 16-year-old — honor-roll student, marching-band member and rule follower — is out front trying to rewrite the rules at his high school on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Sophomore M.A.B. — Max Alexander Brennan — is pressing to open doors to the boys’ locker room in the latest drive for transgender rights.

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