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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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Trump revokes Obama’s transgender directive

White House | White House says states should decide whether schools must open restrooms and locker rooms based on gender identity
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/22/17, 03:27 pm

The White House today rescinded the Obama administration’s transgender directive, a policy that required schools to allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that corresponded with their gender identities.

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