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Gavin Grimm: The World’s 100 Most Influential People

Original story at time.com• 6 mentions • 7 days ago

time.com 7 days ago

 
ByJanet MockGavin Grimm was 15 when he re­introduced himself to his classmates at Gloucester High School in Virginia as the boy he knew himself to be. As someone who also transitioned in high school, I know intimately how freeing and fraught it can be to live your truth. Shortly after Gavin transitioned, some parents complained about his use of the boys’ restroom, making a universal private experience a public spectacle. But when the school board banned Gavin from that restroom, he sued his district, stating that the decision violated Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination in schools that receive federal ...
 
 
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20 Apr
GLSEN @GLSEN
Congratulations, @GavinGrimmVA! #StandWithGavin #ProtectTransYouth → https://t.co/Sx9TToPydb https://t.co/nr2mFYbIQL
20 Apr
Feminist Frequency @femfreq
We're thrilled to see the brave and inspiring young trans activist @GavinGrimmVA featured on this year's #Time100! https://t.co/6bkAba0QjP
20 Apr
TIME @TIME
RT @janetmock: Proud to have written a tribute to @GavinGrimmVA for his place on #Time100. https://t.co/0AkNgwu3aW https://t.co/JCyIYjGw89
20 Apr
ACLU National @ACLU
Gavin Grimm one of #Time100 most influential people. We are proud to represent you, @GavinGrimmVA, today and always. https://t.co/zx4cfI5ABt
20 Apr
JoeMyGod @JoeMyGod
RT @janetmock: Proud to have written a tribute to @GavinGrimmVA for his place on #Time100. https://t.co/0AkNgwu3aW https://t.co/JCyIYjGw89
20 Apr
Equality NC @equalitync
RT @chasestrangio: So proud of @GavinGrimmVA in the #TIME100! With a profile from @janetmock. https://t.co/wSxkZsAxEC