East Providence RI had built a brand new high school with gender neutral bathrooms. Today there was an announcement that they are now closing the gender neutral bathrooms without explaining why.
These bathrooms offer protection to students who may be in fear of using these bathrooms for whatever reason. This is a disgrace to spend so much money on building these bathrooms for protection of students then take it away…
Students who are disabled or do not fit into the biological gender identity, students who have been bullied and or abused should be allowed in a bathroom without bullies. Now they no longer have freedom to use a different bathroom that is considered safe. Thanks to staff and or school officials that has just been taken away.
Please call the school in protest, tell them this is not acceptable and discriminatory against students in need of protection East Providence High…
This has not been a very good day. Too many things spiraled out of control and left me feeling even worse than I did this morning so now I just hope I can feel well enough to get some small amount of rest tonight.
Under Ohio House Bill 61 and Senate Bill 132, the athletes would have to play on boys’ and men’s teams, even if they no longer identify with that gender and have medically transitioned.
The Center for Christian Virtue, a conservative traditional family organization formerly known as Citizens for Community Values – which is behind HB 61 and HB 132 – is working on legislation that would ban minors from receiving hormone therapy, puberty blockers and surgeries for the purpose of gender transition – even if their parents and physicians support the child’s transition.
News flash: The “super straight” trend on social media, where users claim a “new sexuality” which demands the same respect as those with marginalized sexual identities, is actually just blatant transphobia mocking LGBTQ people and their activism.
In a bid to be in step with some European countries, Scotland’s government wants to ease the current pathway, criticized as too expensive and intrusive. The simplified self-declaratory system would shed away the panel and the medical reports. And where it has been a requirement for applicants to prove having lived in accordance with one’s gender identity for 24 months, the new system would require just three months. It would also reduce the minimum age of recognition to 16, from 18.
he last day of March is the International Transgender Day of Visibility, celebrated each year to honor transgender people around the world and the courage it takes to live authentically and openly. It is also an opportunity to raise awareness about the severe, ongoing discrimination and violence that transgender people often face every day.