The Feds have ruled that a transgender student in Chicago who identifies as a female should have full and unfettered access to the girls locker room!
That is of course regardless of the impact such access might have on the many female students who also use the locker room!
Mr. Spock once famously said that the 'needs of the many outweighs the needs of the few...or the one'!
Apparently, however, as we have seen in the past where one atheist can have a nativity scene removed over the protests of hundreds or even thousands of believers and now this court decision, Mr. Spock was incorrect!
The ruling yesterday came despite the fact that the school district in question had made every accommodation possible for the student in question short of full access to the girls locker room. Apparently that was just not good enough!
'The outcome of a transgender student's fight for locker room access at a northwest suburban high school could reverberate nationally, as many school districts find themselves ill-prepared to handle a growing number of similar controversies that in some cases have fractured communities and put millions of dollars in federal funding at risk.
Federal authorities remain resolute in their position that transgender students are protected by federal law and — despite court rulings to the contrary — that districts stand in violation of the law if they do not allow transgender students to use facilities of their identified gender...' (Source)