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Kenosha Unified School District to pay transgender Student Ash Whitaker $800,000

Kenosha Unified School District to pay transgender Student Ash Whitaker $800,000

The Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) has agreed to pay Ash Whitaker $800,000 for forcing him and other transgender students to wear armbands designating their birth gender. The armbands were intended to segregate them from other students and make them more easily identifiable when they entered areas of public accommodations I.E. the restroom. The complaint in Whitaker v. Kenosha […]

Judge tells Wisconsin School: stop making trans students wear arm bands

Judge tells Wisconsin School: stop making trans students wear arm bands

Ash Whitaker and mom surrounded by classmates celebrate a federal Judge’s temporary injunction ordering the Kenosha Unified School District (KUSD) to cease requiring him to wear an armband signifying his transgender status. Earlier this year Planet Trans reported that the Kenosha Unified School District had instructed guidance counselors to have Ash Whitaker, a 16-year old transgender […]