Skip to comments.Maineís highest court: Transgender studentís rights were violated
Posted on 01/31/2014 3:26:31 PM PST by madprof98
The rights of a transgender girl from Orono were violated when school administrators made her use a staff bathroom at her elementary school instead of the girls restroom, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled Thursday.
The ruling is the first in which a state supreme court has affirmed a transgender persons right to equal access to restrooms in places of public accommodation.
Lawyers representing Nicole Maines, who is now 16, said the decision could lay a foundation for other states courts that are facing questions about the emerging rights of people who identify as the opposite of their birth gender.
In 2007, when Nicole was in the fourth grade, her family and school counselors, teachers, doctors and others formed a plan for how her gender status would be handled in future grades. Teachers and students were encouraged to stop using the name Wyatt and call her Nicole.
She was later diagnosed with gender dysphoria, a recently formed medical diagnosis that describes the psychological distress experienced by people whose gender identification is contrary to the gender they had at birth.
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The parents wanted to be the first on their block to have one of these dysphoric progeny. Now they can be the talk of the cocktail circuit and high brow salons. Anybody check these parents for Munchhausen's disorder? It's all so sick.
I HAVE FINANCIAL DYSPHORIA !
Now please give me money or I’ll suffer.
a very very broken home!
mom runs the family...and NURTURES the psychosis
dads horribly henpecked,,,and at his wits end... but is staying.. For The Kids
Interesting. Have a link?
It is not a girl. It is a mutilated (or soon to be mutilated) male with a mental illness.