A federal district court judge today ruled in favor of three Lambda Legal clients – transgender students at Pine-Richland High School – and ordered the suburban Pittsburgh school district to allow the students to use the bathroom that matches who they are.
Today Lambda Legal argued in federal district court that the Pine-Richland School District in suburban Pittsburgh should immediately suspend enforcement of a discriminatory policy that singles out transgender students and prevents them from using restrooms that match who they are.
Today, Lambda Legal filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction in federal court to immediately halt a discriminatory policy passed by the Pine-Richland School District in suburban Pittsburgh, which singles out transgender students and prevents them from using restrooms that match who they are.
For years, Juliet Evancho, Elissa Ridenour, A.S. and other transgender students at Pine-Richland School District in suburban Pittsburgh, used restrooms that matched their gender identity. What disasters did this commonsense, inclusive practice cause? Absolutely none, of course.
Tonight at the Pine-Richland School District school board meeting Lambda Legal attorney Omar Gonzalez-Pagan will stand with transgender students and their parents if recently proposed discriminatory policies are discussed.
The Northwestern Lehigh school board in New Tripoli, PA announced that it would continue its current practice to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and single-sex facilities that match their gender identity. The Board explicitly rejected efforts by the anti-LGBT Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) to implement policies that would discriminate against transgender students.
Lambda Legal has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Kim Millbrook, a federal prison inmate who sued the government after claiming he was sexually assaulted by prison officers.
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