Public restroom use by transgender individuals has become a highly publicized and controversial issue. Public interest groups, social media, and law makers at all levels of government are weighing in on restroom policies and laws popping up across the country. The situation is no different here in Virginia, where the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor of a transgender student seeking to use the school restroom that corresponds with his gender identity. While the case concerns a local school board’s restroom policy, it’s outcome will likely be felt throughout the Fourth Circuit (including Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, and the Carolinas) in a wide range of public and professional circumstances.
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