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Quoted by NBC News on Gavin Grimm

Gavin Grimm: When it comes to trans rights, ‘I’m in for the long haul’

The United States Supreme Court’s announcement Monday that it will no longer hear arguments in transgender student Gavin Grimm’s bathroom lawsuit left LGBTQ advocates disappointed and scrambling to regroup. “It’s not just about bathrooms, it’s about the right of trans people to exist in public spaces,” Grimm, a 17-year-old Virginia high school student, said on Monday after the announcement.

Quoted in the Observer on a Question to Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center

Asked about her experiences learning about LGBT issues at a forum in downtown Manhattan, Chelsea Clinton struck a deeply personal note. “I think the first time I heard the word ‘gay’ was when one of my mom’s law partners killed himself because he couldn’t figure out how to come out to his family,” Ms. Clinton said, adding that she was 7 years old at the time.