Apple, eBay, Microsoft and others revive their support in transgender rights court case
Recode ------- Apple, eBay, Microsoft, Twitter and a host of other tech giants joined 55 major U.S. businesses in asking a federal appeals court on Tuesday to allow a Virginia high school student to use the restroom that he chooses. For the second time this year, companies offered their legal aid to Gavin Grimm, whose case had been slated to be heard by the Supreme Court in March — until President Donald Trump ended a policy by his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, that essentially prevented schools from discriminating on the basis of gender identity. Given the federal policy change, the Supreme Court at the time changed course and declined to hear the case. It sent the matter back to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals for further argument, and it canceled that court’s previous ruling in favor of Grimm, who was born female but identifies as male. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.