Raised by adoptive grandparents, Motley found his way to the Oval Office as a special assistant to President George W. Bush. Now, he's telling a story about what a good community can do, even when things are bad.
President Trump has made big news regarding the rights of transgender students. His administration has revoked federal guidelines specifying that transgender students have the right to use public school restrooms that match their gender identity – a move that has upset many, including Republicans.
The stakes have now been raised for an upcoming Supreme Court case. The eight justices are due to hear oral arguments at the end of March on whether the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia can block Gavin Grimm, a female-born transgender high school student, from using the boys’ bathroom. A ruling is due by the end of June.
What questions do you have about an issue that goes way beyond the bathroom?
- Grace Dolan-Sandrino 11th grader, Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC.
- Peyton Chapman Principal, Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon.
- Matt Sharp Senior counsel, Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative legal organization.
- Tanya Washington Professor of law, Georgia State University.
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