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Associated Press
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May 23, 2013

A transgender student at an Albuquerque high school has skipped his graduation over a dispute about what color robe he had to wear. Officials at St. Pius X Catholic School insisted that because Damian Garcia was born as a girl, he must wear a white robe along with the other girls at Wednesday's graduation ceremony. Garcia wanted to wear a black robe like other male students.