Supreme Court to rule in Virginia transgender case

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys’ bathroom at his high school.

The justices said Friday they will hear the appeal from the Gloucester County school board sometime next year. The high court’s order means that student Gavin Grimm will not be able to use the boys’ bathroom in the meantime.

A lower court had ordered the school board to accommodate Grimm, but the justices in August put that order on hold while they considered whether to hear the appeal.

Grimm is a 17-year-old high school senior.

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  • Kevin Rahe

    We cannot affirm the feelings of someone who finds their body to be a curse instead of a blessing even when it’s completely healthy and in excellent physical shape. That would be like agreeing with an anorexic who thinks she’s fat and making sure that any suggestion she’s not gets suppressed.