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Op-Ed: The Problem with the “Bathroom Initiative”

by Melissa Ebben

On average, Americans need to find a bathroom five to six times a day.1 Most of us just find a bathroom and use it; though sometimes we are inconvenienced by the random, annoying line at a theater or sports game. The “Bathroom Initiative” complicates bathroom use beyond waiting in line and a simple urge “to go”.  Supporters of Senate Bill (SB) 6443 and SB6548 launched the “Bathroom Initiative” after these bills failed. This initiative keeps transgender individuals from using the bathroom that matches their gender identity.  This issue is important for all people because it is an issue of discrimination, safety and privacy. Continue reading Op-Ed: The Problem with the “Bathroom Initiative”