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Sun May 8, 2016, 04:05 AM

Lawsuit Claims A Transgender Girl Is Ruining Her Classmates’ Lives By Peeing

Last year, Illinois’ District 211 fought hard to maintain discrimination against a transgender girl (identified only as “Student A”) who simply wanted access to the same facilities as other girls. Eventually, the district agreed to comply with the Department of Education’s mandate that the student be accommodated. Now, though, a group of conservative parents and students (and their conservative lawyers) have filed a federal suit to challenge those accommodations.

A group of 51 families (73 parents and 63 students — most of whom have maintained anonymity), represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and Thomas More Society, claim that allowing Student A access to locker rooms harms their kids’ rights by infringing on their privacy. The families even call themselves “Students and Parents for Privacy.” The way the suit reads, these students’ lives and educational experiences have been devastated by the stress of having to coexist with a transgender classmate.

The suit describes multiple forms of trauma these girls have apparently experienced knowing a transgender student might be in the restroom, including anxiety, fear, fright, apprehension, humiliation, intimidation, degradation, stress, embarrassment, discomfort, and loss of dignity.

But what this suit is really about is rejecting transgender people. These families claim they have a right to disregard who Student A is, and they claim that they are victims simply because she is going about her life. The complaint is long and detailed, which makes it easy to reveal these motivations.

http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2016/05/06/3775767/illinois-transgender-student-lawsuit/?utm_content=bufferebbce&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Sun May 8, 2016, 07:04 AM

1. I have never, ever been in a women's bathroom that didn't have either stalls or a single occupancy.

Someone could wave their penis around all day - and no one would see them. The problem simply DOES NOT exist.

I guess some people think that transgender people have suddenly appeared. There have always been and always will be transgender people. It has just been in the news - that is all that is different.

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Sun May 8, 2016, 07:14 AM

2. Funny how these girls can see that separate but not equal doesn't work with them but not anyone else

[font style="font-family:'Georgia','Baskerville Old Face','Helvetica',fantasy;" size=4 color=#009999]And they are being bullied by not being allowed to bully the transgirl and being called out for the bigots that they are?



That not bullying, that is calling a spade a spade. I have no more sympathy for them than for any other bigots. None. [/font]

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