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Breakthrough Ruling in Favor of Transgender Student

Today, Maine’s highest court ruled that denying a transgender girl the use of the girls’ restroom at her school violated her rights under Maine’s Human Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination against transgender people. The decision in GLAD’s lawsuit Doe v. Clenchy marks the first time a state court has ruled that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms that match who they are.

 

read the rest of the article here:

http://www.glad.org/current/item/breakthrough-ruling-in-favor-of-transgender-student

Learn more about the case, read previous case documents and also access the full decision with the links provided on the page. 

 

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