Liberal Judge Compares Transgender Teen to Martin Luther King Jr.

A teen who sued a Virginia school board for the right to use the boys’ bathroom was compared on Friday to civil rights activists by appeals court Judge Andre M. Davis. According to Davis, 17-year-old Gavin Grimm is as much a champion as the Virginia couple that fought to legalize interracial marriage as well as others who, in the same way, “refused to accept quietly the injustices that were perpetrated against them.” In an opinion joined by fellow 4th Circuit Court Judge Henry Floyd, Davis later compared Grimm — who is biologically female but has chosen to identify as male — to Martin