Eleventh Circuit Update Transgender Bathroom

By: Adria Lynn Silva on July 24, 2021   In Adams v. School Board of St. Johns County, Florida, the Eleventh Circuit, vacating and revising an earlier decision in Adams ex rel. Kasper v. School Board of St. Johns County, 968 F.3d 1286 (11th Cir. 2020), held that School Board violated the student’s rights under … Read more

Potential Hurdle Facing Transgender Students

Potential Hurdle Facing Transgender Students By: Adria Lynn Silva on December 17, 2020   Earlier this year, Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Oklahoma introduced H.R.5603- Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2020 – which, if enacted, would prohibit transgender student athletes from competing on the team of their identified gender. The proposed legislation … Read more

Another Victory for Transgender Students

Adams v. School Board of St. John’s County, Florida (11th Cir. 2020) By: Adria Lynn Silva on August 11, 2020   The Eleventh Circuit ruled that a School Board’s requirement that a transgender student use the bathroom of the sex assigned to the student at birth (or a unisex bathroom) violated Title IX’s mandate against gender … Read more

Transgender Bathrooms… The Debate Continues

In State of Texas v. United States, 7:16-cv-0054-0, D.E. 58 Aug. 21. 2016, (N.D.Tex. 2016), the Northern District of Texas issued a preliminary injunction enjoining the United States from implementing  its interpretation of Title IX‘s implementing regulations regarding transgender students and facilities such as toilets and locker rooms. The District Court gave three (3) reasons for issuing … Read more