June 24, 2013
Colorado transgender first-grader Coy Mathis wins civil rights case
The Colorado Civil Rights Division has ruled in favor of Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old transgender girl who was barred from using the girls’ bathroom at her elementary school, pictured above.
"Schools should not discriminate against their students, and we are thrilled that Coy can return to school and put this behind her," Kathryn Mathis, Coy’s mother, said in a statement. "All we ever wanted was for Coy’s school to treat her the same as other little girls. We are extremely happy that she now will be treated equally."
Read more on the story here.
 
(Photo: Denver Post file.)

Colorado transgender first-grader Coy Mathis wins civil rights case

The Colorado Civil Rights Division has ruled in favor of Coy Mathis, a 6-year-old transgender girl who was barred from using the girls’ bathroom at her elementary school, pictured above.

"Schools should not discriminate against their students, and we are thrilled that Coy can return to school and put this behind her," Kathryn Mathis, Coy’s mother, said in a statement. "All we ever wanted was for Coy’s school to treat her the same as other little girls. We are extremely happy that she now will be treated equally."

Read more on the story here.

 

(Photo: Denver Post file.)

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