Transgender students and bathrooms

Transgender students and bathrooms

Schools and universities must be aware of the rights of transgender students when they decide which bathroom facilities students will be allowed to use.

In past generations, the lines were clear: Male students used the school bathrooms labeled “boys,” and female students used the bathrooms labeled “girls.”

But as many in society have become more aware of transgender people and the issues they confront, many schools have had to decide how they will respond when students identify themselves as transgender.

That includes determining which bathroom facilities a transgender student will be allowed t

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