Transgender girl in legal scuffle with school

Coy Mathis sits with a book at her home in Fountain, Colo., Monday Feb. 25, 2013. Coy has been diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder. Biologically, Coy, 6, is a boy, but to his parents, three sisters and brother, family members and the world, Coy is a transgender girl.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

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A six-year-old transgender child is fighting alongside her parents for the right to be recognized as a girl at school. Coy Mathis, who was born male but has identified as female since the age of four, was barred from using the girls' restroom at Eagleside Elementary School in Fountain, Colorado in December.


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