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School Officials Prevented a Trans Teen from Attending Her Own Graduation

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2023
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A trans teenager in Gulfport, Mississippi is sharing her story after seeking legal action against the Harrison County School District after school officials required her to adhere to the boys’ dress code in order to attend her graduation. The 17-year-old student, identified in court documents by the initials L.B., told local news station WAFB that she was called to the Harrison Central High School principal’s office on May 9 for an “unexpected warning.” Although the school dress code requires girls to wear white dresses to graduation, the ACLU says that...

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