The public schools in Virginia have received new orders from the government, dictating how schools handle transgender students, as well as which bathrooms students are permitted to use.
These new policies can be easily summarized as carte blanche. Students will have access to whichever bathroom matches the gender they assert they are.
“Students should be allowed to use the [bathroom] that corresponds to their consistently asserted gender identity,” say the new guidelines.
Additionally, no verification or evidence of a gender transition is needed for any given student to access either restroom. In essence, a male student can decide one day that he’s a female, and the school has to let him in the girls’ room that day, no questions asked.Read More