7th Circuit Finds Gender Identity For Transgender Students Is Protected

This news broke yesterday and it is fantastic. From the Transgender Law Center:

"With this decision, the Seventh Circuit (which covers Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana) is the first federal appeals court to find conclusively that a transgender student has the right to be treated in accordance with the student’s gender identity at school under both Title IX and the Constitution. Notably, it is also the first decision to reach that conclusion without reliance on the Obama Administration’s guidance on schools’ Title IX obligations to transgender students, which the Trump Administration rescinded in February."

 

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 https://transgenderlawcenter.org/archives/13892