sábado, 2 de enero de 2016

“It is unfair to infringe upon the rights of others to accommodate one person,”

Why These High School Girls Don’t Want a Transgender Student in Their Locker Room

by Kelsey Harkness


By forcing the transgender student—known in the media as “Student A”—to use a separate locker room, the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights ruled that Township High School District 211 had discriminated against the student “on the basis of sex.”

The finding came as the result of a lengthy investigation, triggered by a lawsuit filed by Student A’s parents.

To resolve the findings—and to avoid the Department of Education’s threats of losing federal funding—the school board changed its policies to allow Student A into the girls’ locker rooms, so long as the student changed behind newly installed “privacy curtains.”


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