States' rights or federal? Education policy or equality? Which bathroom a transgender person is allowed to use speaks to unsettled legal and cultural questions as old as America itself.
A federal judge has sided with a transgender Virginia student, who claimed that a school board violated his rights. The school was found to have stigmatized Gavin Grimm by banning him from using the boy's bathroom.
Fundamental rights of the LGBT community in India have been put into the spotlight as the country's top court hears arguments over ending a colonial-era ban on homosexuality. Murali Krishnan reports.
The highest court in the US has ruled that a convicted black man who was tried by a racially-biased jury has a right to appeal. The court also said a Native American group should be able to exercise tribal sovereignty.
The US' top court has declined to rule on a case involving transgender teenager Gavin Grimm. The decision comes as bathroom access becomes a focal point of the debate over transgender rights.
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