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CO Trans Student Suspended Over Bathroom Use Transfers Instead Of Suing

Dionne Malikowski, the transgender Colorado student suspended from Fort Collins High School for using the women’s restroom, has transferred schools—hopefully to one that will allow her to use the women’s restroom instead of forcing her to use a far-off faculty toilet. The Denver Post has called Fort Collins’ behavior “shameful” and a violation of the state’s civil rights statutes. Perhaps she should have stayed and sued instead?

Where’s Colorado’s LGBT legal group when you need ’em?