Richmond’s NBC News affiliate reports:
A Virginia school board is asking the court to uphold a policy, struck down by lower courts, that prohibits transgender students from using school bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity. The case has been around for six years, since then-high school student Gavin Grimm filed a federal lawsuit over the Gloucester County board’s refusal to allow him to use the boys bathroom.
And here’s the ruling.
Bloomberg) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused to question the rights of transgender students to use school bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, rejecting an appeal by a Virginia school board in a long-running civil rights battle.
— Laura Litvan (@LauraLitvan) June 28, 2021
#SCOTUS will not take up the case of Gloucester County School Board & Gavin Grimm, involving whether transgender students must be allowed to use restrooms that match their gender identities. Justices Thomas and Alito would have granted review.
— Amy Howe (@AHoweBlogger) June 28, 2021