Transgender Children in California Can Choose Bathrooms and Teams Based on Gender Identity
According to The Associated Press, lawmakers in California approved a bill requiring public schools to allow transgender students to pick which bathrooms and which groups or teams they want to join based on their gender identity. Similar policies have been put into action in other school districts around the U.S., but this is the ”first time a state has mandated such treatment by statute.”
Via Mashable: 

A long debate preceded the 21-9 vote in the California State Senate, including one objection from a senator who suggested that the rules would allow mediocre male athletes to join female sports teams for competitive advantage.

FJP: Because even a mediocre male athlete is better than the best female on a sports team, apparently. (Insert growl here.) - Krissy
Image: Children celebrating Gay Pride in Durham Region Pride Parade, via Demotix

Transgender Children in California Can Choose Bathrooms and Teams Based on Gender Identity

According to The Associated Press, lawmakers in California approved a bill requiring public schools to allow transgender students to pick which bathrooms and which groups or teams they want to join based on their gender identity. Similar policies have been put into action in other school districts around the U.S., but this is the ”first time a state has mandated such treatment by statute.”

Via Mashable

A long debate preceded the 21-9 vote in the California State Senate, including one objection from a senator who suggested that the rules would allow mediocre male athletes to join female sports teams for competitive advantage.

FJP: Because even a mediocre male athlete is better than the best female on a sports team, apparently. (Insert growl here.) - Krissy

Image: Children celebrating Gay Pride in Durham Region Pride Parade, via Demotix

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