A friend mortified by the recent paperwork that she received from her job stating “Guidance: Gender-Specific Facilities” contacted me immediately to express her concern that allowing Transgendered individuals to use the restroom in whatever bathroom they choose, namingly a restroom dedicated to women, will result in an increase of sexual assault. For transgendered people this is an evolution of their rights, what they feel is due them for not being comfortable with the way that they were born.
However, for women who use public restrooms often alone or with their children, feel that their privacy is being infringed upon and put in grave danger. Before you skip to the comments section, please take a moment to read the article in its entirety, because this argument is relevant.
According to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary Transgender means : of, relating to, or being a person (as a transsexual or a transvestite) who identifies with…
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