Coy Mathis

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Transgender Child Wins Right to Use Girls' Bathroom

Colorado Civil Rights Division rules for Coy Mathis

(Newser) - Coy Mathis, the transgender 6-year-old whose school wouldn't let her use the girls' bathroom, has won her battle. The Colorado Civil Rights Division ruled in her favor, the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund announced yesterday, finding that barring Coy from using the girls' bathroom was discriminatory. But Coy... More »

Transgendered Child's Bathroom Use Roils School

Coy Mathis' parents filing a complaint after she's banned from girls' bathroom

(Newser) - Coy Mathis is listed as female on her passport and state-issued ID, but apparently her Colorado elementary school doesn't see her that way. Because Coy is transgendered and was born a male, the Fountain-Fort Carson School District has barred her from using the girls' bathrooms at Eagleside Elementary, CNN... More »

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