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Alex Wilson, transgender woman, denied use of women's bathroom in Florida

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A vocational school in Pinellas County, Fla. has come under fire after administrators disallowed a 25-year-old transgender woman from using a women's restroom on campus, WTSP says.

Wilson says administrators kept her from using both the men's and women's restrooms. Photo: WTSP/CNN

Alex Wilson, who has been living as a woman for four years and has identified as one for longer, has been taking classes to become a nurse at the Pinellas Technical Education Center. She's also undergoing gender transition therapy while working and attending school.

However, when administrators caught wind of it, WTSP reports that Wilson was told that she can't use either the women's or men's restroom. Instead, officials told her she had to use a storage room as a restroom.

School officials told her that they'd have charges filed against her if she used public bathrooms on campus.

READ MORE at WTSP.com.

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