Idaho law bans transgender students from using bathrooms inconsistent with biological sex

Posted 72 days ago


Idaho Republican Gov. Brad Little signed legislation prohibiting transgender students from using public school bathrooms and changing facilities that do not align with their biological sex.

The law, which takes effect July 1, does not apply to single-occupancy restrooms and changing facilities and even requires schools to make a "reasonable accommodation" for students who are "unwilling or unable to use a multi-occupancy restroom or changing facility" that aligns with their biological sex.

The law states that requiring "students to share restrooms and changing facilities with members of the opposite biological sex generates potential embarrassment, shame, and psychological injury to students, as well as increasing the likelihood of sexual assault, molestation, rape, voyeurism, and exhibitionism." ... (Read more)