Category Archives: Transgender Rights

Full Opinion Issued in Boyertown Case Protecting Transgender Rights

We recently told you how thrilling it was to be at the federal courthouse to witness a landmark victory for transgender rights. In late May, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling that upheld a … Continue reading

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Victory: Third Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Rights of Transgender Students

This afternoon, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a lower court’s ruling that upheld a Pennsylvania school district’s policy that permits transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity. Court … Continue reading

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WLP Condemns Reversal of Protections for Transgender Students

In Pennsylvania, 74% of transgender or gender non-conforming students report experiencing harassment at school. Twenty-three percent report having been a victim of physical assault, and almost 1 in 10 report experiencing sexual violence. Discrimination doesn’t end at the end of … Continue reading

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