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Should transgender people use the bathroom that matches their identity?

Transgender identity has become a politicized issue in the US and elsewhere. How do we get past partisanship and figure it out?
Gender , News , Politics , Religion , Society

Yes, they should

This is about basic human decency and dignity

Transgender people will be safer

Navigating the world as a visibly trans person is dangerous and taking away bathroom choice makes it even more so. Explore

It would make non-conforming cisgender people more comfortable

Anyone whose gender presentation does not align with society's conventions would face fewer difficulties. Explore

Trans identities are valid

Being a trans woman is no different to being a cis woman, and they should not face different treatment. Explore

Trans women are not predators

The main argument against self identification is that trans people are a danger, but this is deeply untrue. Explore

No, they shouldn't

This isn’t about rights

Religious conceptions of gender

Religions are against trans people, so we should not allow them to self identify Explore

Transgender people are dangerous to cis women

Trans women are more dangerous and predatory than cis women, cis men could also take advantage of the law to gain access to female restrooms Explore

It is irrelevant

The subject shouldn't even be a debate

To even ask the question acknowledges an issue that doesn’t exist

Transgender people require treatment not validation. Explore

It is unenforceable

It is impossible to force people to use the bathroom of their birth sex.

It can't be policed

There is no practical way of enforcing a prohibitive bathroom law Explore
This page was last edited on Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020 at 12:35 UTC