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Transgender Girl Banned From Bathroom Wins Case

FOUNTAIN, Colo. -- Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old transgender girl who was banned from her first-grade bathroom, has won a legal case in Colorado that might have far-reaching implications for the rest of the nation in protecting the rights of transgender children, ABC News is reporting.

Coy had been home schooled since last December, when school officials told her parents that she could no longer use the female facilities and ordered her to use the boys' or nurse's bathroom, ABC News reports.

Her parents, Jeremy and Kathryn Mathis, with the help of the Transgender Legal and Defense Education Fund (TLDEF), filed a complaint with the Colorado Civil Rights Division on behalf of Coy, alleging that the school has violated her rights.

"This is amazing because it is not just a win for Coy, but a win for every transgender child in the entire state," her mother, Kathryn Mathis, told ABCNews.com today. "It's amazing for all of them and their future. It lets them be who they are. They don't have to spend their childhood being discriminated against."

According to TLDEF, this is the "most comprehensive" ruling ever supporting the rights of transgender people to access bathrooms "without harassment or discrimination."

ABC news reports that this is the first ruling in the nation holding that transgender students must be allowed to use bathrooms that match who they are, and the most comprehensive ruling ever supporting the rights of transgender people to access bathrooms without harassment or discrimination, TLDEF said.

Photo courtesy Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund


SOURCE: ABC News

 
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