Human Rights Campaign

Transgender teen to press Supreme Court case despite Trump administration guidance

Attorneys for a transgender teen who sued his school board for barring him from the boys' bathroom said Thursday that they plan to continue to press his case before the U.S. Supreme Court, despite the Trump administration's decision to withdraw guidance on transgender students that had buoyed his lawsuit.

Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, which is representing 17-year-old Gavin Grimm, said they believe federal laws barring discrimination on the basis of sex apply to transgender people regardless of the administration's position on the matter. They argue that in light of the fresh directive from President Donald Trump's Cabinet - which on Wednesday revoked guidance...