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Transgender student misses graduation after Mississippi judge backs dress code

Posted on AllSides May 20th, 2023
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A transgender senior in Mississippi opted to skip high school graduation Saturday when the district refused to allow any deviations from the gender-based dress code. The student, referred to in court documents as LB, was required to dress in "socks, dress shoes, pants, a button down shirt and tie" which is Harris County School District's dress code for male graduates. In an attempt to earn more leeway in choosing a graduation outfit, LB sued Harris Central High School Principal Kelly Fuller, the Harrison County School Board, Harrison County School District,...

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