Gender And The Transgender Community

1529 Words Feb 11th, 2016 7 Pages
There’s a gender in your brain and gender in your body. For 99 percent of people, those features are in alignment. For transgender individuals, they’re mismatched. It’s not complicated…Although many people would disagree, I think the transgender community should have the right to use the restroom of the gender they identify with or have an alternate choice. Some people may argue that it would be a dangerous liability, but try walking a mile in the shoes of a person who is transgender. Some people may even agree to the idea of having gender neutral restrooms. The dangers of a person of the opposite sex using the restroom they prefer are very obvious, but is every person out to cause danger to other people in the restroom?
Transgender people should not have to be restrained from their predilection because people are afraid they might be sexual predators. Many people are outraged by the idea of someone of the opposite gender walking into the restroom, however, even without restroom rights for transgender people, the chances of any person walking into a restroom designated to a specific gender is still undoubtedly high. For example, a male rapist could walk into a ladies restroom and both genders could be of great danger. Transgender people seldom have sexual attractions for their preferred gender, therefore, it would only make sense that they be able to use the restroom of their preferred gender. Sexual orientation would be irrelevant in this situation. We do not…
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