Monday, 11 April 2016

more angst about bathrooms

Here is a nicely written op-ed piece by Jane Eisner that puts into perspective some of the irrational fears that are prompting these anti-transgender bathroom bills.

She concludes it brilliantly by stating:

"So let us not deny the safety of transgender people because we are in more pervasive denial about the violence against all women that persists — indeed, seems to be expected — in our society. Civil rights legislation like this is a necessary first step in becoming a more inclusive and tolerant nation, but we need deeper conversations about what really underlies our fears and about the genuine threats to our safety. Like I said, we have to talk"

You can read the short article here.

2 comments:

  1. The article is very well written and to the point. Thank you Joanna.

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