transgender rights

Transgender Widow of TX Firefighter Set for Historic Civil Rights Battle

Transgender Widow of TX Firefighter Set for Historic Civil Rights Battle
Transgender widow Nikki Araguz's marriage battle is moving onward to the 13th District Court of Appeals in Corpus Christi, which will hear her marriage case today. Araguz is attempting to have the marriage to her late husband, Thomas Araguz III, be recognized by the State of Texas. Araguz will be able to then receive her late husband's death benefits. Thomas Araguz was a volunteer firefighter in Wharton and was killed in the line of duty in 2010.
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Transgender Fifth-Grader Suit Goes to Maine High Court

Transgender Fifth-Grader Suit Goes to Maine High Court
Lawyers for a transgender girl and an elementary school that required the fifth-grader to use a staff bathroom instead of the girls restroom clashed before Maine's highest court whether her rights were violated, a case that lays bare the difficult decisions facing school administrators.
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