Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility


Mukwonago transgender
Jul 10, 2023

Wisconsin school district can’t restrict bathrooms for transgender student, federal judge says

A federal judge has blocked a Wisconsin school district from requiring transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match the sex they were assigned at birth while a lawsuit plays out against the school.

Mukwonago transgender
Feb 6, 2023

Rights of transgender students and their parents are a challenge for courts

As an increasing number of elementary, middle and high school students in the U.S. have begun to identify as transgender, school leaders have struggled to figure out how to respond, and how – and whether – to communicate about their actions to parents.

Sep 28, 2022

Effort to rescind revised sex education in school district fails

An effort to rescind a revised sex education curriculum in a suburban Milwaukee school district that includes instruction to students as young as kindergarteners has failed.

Sep 8, 2022

Parents sue Eau Claire schools for transgender policy

A group of parents is suing the Eau Claire school district for guidance to staff members on supporting transgender students.

Jun 16, 2022

Transgender inmate sues for surgery, prison transfer

A lawsuit filed against the Minnesota Department Corrections has brought international attention to the treatment of transgender inmates in prison. Gender Justice, a nonprofit advocacy organization in St. Paul, and Robins Kaplan LLP filed a complaint June 6 in Ramsey County District Court on behalf of a transgender inmate.

Jul 24, 2019

School lawyer: Despite birth certificate, Grimm still female

Gavin Grimm, the transgender man who sued after being barred from using boys bathrooms in high school, remains female today, no matter what his birth certificate or a Virginia judge might have said, a lawyer for the school board argued in federal court.

Jul 23, 2019

School’s transgender bathroom ban is back in court

Gavin Grimm, a young man who has become a national face for transgender student rights, returns to a Virginia courtroom Tuesday to challenge his former high school's bathroom policy.

May 1, 2019

Wisconsin, Illinois sued over transgender name-change laws (UPDATE)

Attorneys are suing Wisconsin and Illinois over laws that forbid transgender individuals from changing their names if they have certain criminal convictions.

Oct 11, 2018

Jury awards $780,500 in transgender lawsuit

A jury has awarded a transgender University of Wisconsin-Madison employee and a transgender UW-Madison student $780,500 worth of damages after a federal judge ruled a state ban on insurance coverage for gender-changing surgery amounts to sexual discrimination.

Aug 23, 2018

Surgery coverage for transgender workers restored (UPDATE)

A Wisconsin board that oversees insurance for state employees has voted to restore coverage for sex reassignment procedures for transgender workers.

May 30, 2017

Transgender high school student at wins appeal

A federal appeals court says a transgender student who identifies himself as a male should be able to use the boys' bathroom at his Wisconsin high school.

Apr 7, 2017

Transgender university employees sue over insurance cuts

Two transgender University of Wisconsin employees are suing the state's insurance board and UW System after it stopped covering sex-reassignment procedures.


Should Wisconsin tax dollars be used for DEI?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Legal News

See All Legal News

WLJ People

Sea all WLJ People

Opinion Digests