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Gavin Grimm: The World’s 100 Most Influential People

Original story at time.com• 18 mentions • 2 months ago

time.com 2 months 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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21 Apr
sarah jenny @brooklynwonder
Gavin Grimm is on @TIME's list of the world's most influential people #TIME100 https://t.co/3LUYhyu1WG
21 Apr
Omar Alvarado @OmarPeace
Congrats, @GavinGrimmVA! Gavin is @TIME's list of the world's most influential people #TIME100 https://t.co/ereyiik2PZ by @janetmock ⚥
21 Apr
Shareef wants a nap @ShareefJackson
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
leonie haimson @leoniehaimson
RT @GavinGrimmVA: Honored and overwhelmed that I'm on the @TIME 100! https://t.co/s4W0Tyu32t
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
Gary Wright II @garywright2
RT @GavinGrimmVA: Honored and overwhelmed that I'm on the @TIME 100! https://t.co/s4W0Tyu32t
20 Apr
ADL @ADL_National
Congratulations to the inspiring @GavinGrimmVA, one of @TIME's 100 most influential people. #Time100 #StandWithGavin https://t.co/Qp34V9Rcjb
20 Apr
Blue Doggie ✌🏳️‍🌈 @3lueDoggie
RT @GavinGrimmVA: Honored and overwhelmed that I'm on the @TIME 100! https://t.co/s4W0Tyu32t
20 Apr
Justin Gibson @JGibsonDem
RT @LGBTEqCaucus: Congratulations @GavinGrimmVA for being named one of #Time100 Most Influential! https://t.co/KejukUncdD
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
Elisa Camahort Page @ElisaC
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
DoSomething.org @dosomething
Amazing. Gavin Grimm is on @TIME's list of the world's most influential people #StandWithGavin https://t.co/xSH9PhodJe
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
20 Apr
Evan Greer @evan_greer
RT @chasestrangio: So proud of @GavinGrimmVA in the #TIME100! With a profile from @janetmock. https://t.co/wSxkZsAxEC
20 Apr
nancyrubin @nancyrubin
RT @chasestrangio: So proud of @GavinGrimmVA in the #TIME100! With a profile from @janetmock. https://t.co/wSxkZsAxEC