Why I agree that rest rooms and locker rooms should be used for women only.
A Ennis
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I would happily welcome a trans girl or woman in a girls’ bathroom

Rather than worry about her being bullied…

Or beat up or worse in a boys’ bathroom. Girls’ bathrooms have private stalls with doors on them, so my understanding is that there is no public nudity in them.

I don’t know what will be done about boys bathrooms, but they have stalls, as well as urinals, so hopefully that will provide privacy, as well.

While I am so sorry that you had to experience sexually inappropriate behavior from adult males at a young age, I wish you could see that this is not the same thing, although if you were traumatized it may feel that way.

Pedophilia is about predatory and manipulative adults preying on weaker, younger people for their own selfish pleasure.

Transgender people are not predators but simply wanting to live as their authentic selves. And really isn’t that what we all want? Isn’t that what you would want for your child?

I am really hoping you will reconsider your position on this and see that we all just want children to be supported for who they are and have a chance to grow up in an environment of acceptance.


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