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Flushed With Pride — Or — What To Do In Lieu Of A Loo

Flushed With Pride — Or — What To Do In Lieu Of A Loo

"Life" Issues, awareness, bigotry, citizenship, civics, community, Compassion, conflict, conservatism, culture, Equality, GLBT, injustice, justice, Minorities, Rationality, Statistics, Uncategorized
I have a scandalously radical idea about how to resolve the transgender restroom crisis.  Let’s use two rusty, neglected, but potentially still-useful tools:   (a) reason / rationality, and (b) mathematics. Regarding both, despite a diligent internet search, I have been able to find no – as in “identically zero” – documented, or even undocumented / anecdotal, instances of a trans person committing any sexual assault, or even non-sexual assault, in any restroom.  (By contrast, Binging or Googling for sexual assaults against transgender people, i.e., where the transgendered person is the victim rather than the perpetrator, easily and instantly returns multiple digits' worth of "hits".) So, despite that, for the purposes of this column, I will assume that, contra the facts as I have been able...