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Florida Court Rules School Cannot Discriminate Against Transgender Students

HeadlineAug 11, 2020

In Florida, a federal appeals court ruled it is unconstitutional for schools to ban transgender students from using the restroom corresponding to their gender identity. The case was brought by transgender teen Drew Adams, who battled his local school board for years after he was told he could no longer use the boys’ bathroom. On Friday, the judges said, “A public school may not punish its students for gender nonconformity [nor] harm transgender students by establishing arbitrary, separate rules.”

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