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School district asks Supreme Court to delay transgender case

Transgenderism | Administrators want to see how the White House handles the issue first
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/01/17, 05:14 pm

A school district involved in a lawsuit with a transgender student has asked the Supreme Court to delay arguments in the case until the Trump administration issues new guidance on restroom and locker room use in schools.

Oral arguments in Gloucester County v. G.G. were scheduled for March 28, but President Donald Trump’s revocation of the Obama administration’s transgender directive to schools makes the case’s future uncertain.

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Judge orders school to open restrooms to transgender students

Transgenderism | Ruling in Pennsylvania runs counter to Supreme Court action in a different case
by Leigh Jones
Posted 2/28/17, 05:56 pm

A federal judge in Pennsylvania has ordered a local school district to let three transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their gender identity while their lawsuit against the school proceeds.

The three students, all seniors, sued the Pine-Richland School District north of Pittsburgh after administrators implemented a policy requiring students to use facilities that corresponded to their biological sex. The school also has 10 unisex restrooms that all students can use.

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Will high court still hear transgender restroom case?

Transgenderism | New directive for schools on single-sex facilities creates uncertainty for upcoming Supreme Court arguments
by Emily Belz
Posted 2/23/17, 02:23 pm

A Supreme Court case on transgender access to school restrooms and locker rooms could still go forward next month, even though the Trump administration announced Wednesday it was rescinding Obama administration guidance on the matter. 

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