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Bathrooms Are Not Separate-But-Equal (Amazing Things Liberals Believe Alert)
The New Republic ^ | 6/12/2013 | Adam "Winky" Winkler

Posted on 06/12/2013 10:51:39 AM PDT by mojito

Where should a transgender schoolgirl be allowed to pee? To some, this may sound like a minor, insignificant question, but not to Nicole Maines, a 15-year-old transgender girl who attended Maine public schools. Born a boy biologically, Maines now self-identifies as a girl, dressing in girls’ clothing and sporting a typical 15-year-old girl’s hair and makeup. In addition to the harassment she faced from other kids, Maines also met intolerance by school officials, who refused to allow her to use the girls’ bathroom. Instead, in a remarkably insensitive decision, the school required her to use a staff bathroom after a grandparent of a male student complained that Maines shouldn’t be allowed in the little girls’ room.

Maines’ parents took her out of the school and sued the school, claiming their daughter’s potty segregation was a violation of Maine’s Human Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination against transgender people on the basis of their gender identity....

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Restrooms are one of the last explicit vestiges of segregation on the basis of sex. In a nation evolved enough to allow women to serve in combat and have women on the presidential ticket, we still maintain strict and outdated rules that discriminate in who can use which restroom. Even at liberal law schools like UCLA, where I teach, the bathrooms are all clearly marked for gender uses in a way that no one would accept for race: there are rooms labeled specifically for men and others specifically for women.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; US: Maine
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; potties; transgender
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Oh, the tyranny.

God help us.

1 posted on 06/12/2013 10:51:39 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

>> Where should a transgender schoolgirl be allowed to pee?

In an outhouse marked “Perverts”.


2 posted on 06/12/2013 10:53:41 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: mojito

as soon as he goes in, arrest him and charge him with a sex crime for exposing himself to minors.


3 posted on 06/12/2013 10:55:41 AM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: mojito

Schools need three bathrooms: Boys, Girls, ???


4 posted on 06/12/2013 10:55:42 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: mojito

I don’t know any woman who wants to share a bathroom with men. The married ones complain enough about 1 man in their inner sanctum.


5 posted on 06/12/2013 10:55:43 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: mojito

there are rooms labeled specifically for men and others specifically for women.

Where is the equality, I ask you?
Next thing you know there will be
rooms specifically for muslims....oh wait.


6 posted on 06/12/2013 10:55:59 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: txrefugee

at least four.

Boys, girls, queers, dykes


7 posted on 06/12/2013 10:56:47 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Who will shoot Liberty Valence?)
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To: mojito

OK this mental illness has gone way too far .

Now they want little girls to share bathrooms with little boys, little girls to get the abortion pill , morning after with no adult knowledge and then they have to show ID for Sudafed .

I only hope the next administration is full of grown ups who will have balls and tell these idiots to get some mental help


8 posted on 06/12/2013 10:56:52 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: mojito

“now self-identifies “

Good Lord sick stuff


9 posted on 06/12/2013 10:57:13 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: mojito
Maines’ parents took her out of the school

Maines’ parents took HIM out of the school.

No amount of mutilation or surgical tricks will ever make him a her . . . and his parents should be totally ashamed of themselves . . . instead of looking for a quick buck. Maybe a trip to church as a family would help a lot too. This kid is 15 and he's all screwed up already? He should be removed from his parents ASAP.

10 posted on 06/12/2013 10:57:25 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Nervous Tick

And not surgically transgendered, mind you. But “self-identifying” transgendered.

If I believe that I’m a frozen chicken dinner, does that make me a frozen chicken dinner?


11 posted on 06/12/2013 10:57:36 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: mojito

Please, PLEASE tell me this is from the Onion!!!!

I keep looking for the words “Area Tran” but I can’t find it.


12 posted on 06/12/2013 10:58:24 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: Resolute Conservative

Ha ha—so true!


13 posted on 06/12/2013 10:58:53 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: mojito
“in a remarkably insensitive decision, the school required her to use a staff bathroom “

Seems like the very best solution possible.

The schools can't afford to install a third set of washrooms for “other”

14 posted on 06/12/2013 11:00:05 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: mojito

And we are spending time debating this? What a nutty society!!!


15 posted on 06/12/2013 11:01:16 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: mojito

God help us....As a past Manager of Security for a chain of retail stores, I checked all restrooms before locking up for the night. Did you ever see a woman only public bathroom after 12 hours? Good Lord, I’d hate to be the poor janitor.


16 posted on 06/12/2013 11:01:39 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: mojito

This boy needed a dad. He’ll always be a boy; a spiritually hungry and broken boy.


17 posted on 06/12/2013 11:02:42 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Nervous Tick

“In an outhouse marked “Perverts”.”

You are a nice tolerant butthead. Do you honestly believe this person chooses this situation?


18 posted on 06/12/2013 11:02:44 AM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: mojito

The body parts are what matters. What he “self- identifies” as doesn’t matter.

If it were the other way around I could see a lot of sexual predators dressing up in women’s clothes to go into the women’s room.


19 posted on 06/12/2013 11:02:58 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act - Orwell)
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To: laweeks

with the way some churches are heading, they might re-inforce his belief the he’s a she.


20 posted on 06/12/2013 11:03:05 AM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: txrefugee

They are going to need a lot more than 3 bathrooms

Last I checked, the sexuality-victims list was up to LGBTQIAA


21 posted on 06/12/2013 11:06:16 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: chooseascreennamepat

When it is a “self-identify” yes.


22 posted on 06/12/2013 11:08:02 AM PDT by edcoil (If you can't change the rules, then ignore them.)
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To: chooseascreennamepat; Nervous Tick
From you:

You are a nice tolerant butthead. Do you honestly believe this person chooses this situation?

From the article:

Born a boy biologically, Maines now self-identifies as a girl,

Sure sounds to me that this BOY has chosen to go against nature.

23 posted on 06/12/2013 11:09:11 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: mojito
Relabel the doors as Inny and Outy.
24 posted on 06/12/2013 11:12:10 AM PDT by DaveyB (Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. -John Adams)
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To: Safetgiver

My full time night job while attending college in the 60’s was night processing the days work into the data files and then checking to ensure the bank was empty before I left. I can assure anyone your comment is right on the mark. The poor janitor arrived at 5 in the morning and was always greeted with one messy room.


25 posted on 06/12/2013 11:12:12 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: mojito

This BS has been going on here in MA for a couple of months and if any normal girl dares to complain about a perverted freak being in the girls bathroom, that normal girl will be punished.


26 posted on 06/12/2013 11:14:05 AM PDT by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: chooseascreennamepat

And you’re an ignorant kneejerk pervert lover.

I’m sick and tired of accomodating this filth at the expense of righteousness and common sense. If that bothers you, GFY.


27 posted on 06/12/2013 11:18:56 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: mojito; manc; The_Media_never_lie; absolootezer0

Another bastardization of the language by the liberals and we’re letting them get away with it.

Tolerance which used to mean to “put up with something you don’t really care for provided the person asking for tolerance is discreet about it” has been redefined as “you have to like and give me special treatment for my in-your-face foibles and if you don’t I will sue you”


28 posted on 06/12/2013 11:20:21 AM PDT by aquila48
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To: chooseascreennamepat
Do you honestly believe this person chooses this situation?

Yes. With help from his parents.

29 posted on 06/12/2013 11:27:39 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (The Cardinals chose wisely.)
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To: chooseascreennamepat
“Nicole” can dress up in lady's clothes all he likes, and indulge in his private fantasies, aided and abetted by his parents, all he likes.

But that doesn't mean the rest of us have to humor him. And he still has to use the men's room.

30 posted on 06/12/2013 11:29:48 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: Safetgiver

Tell me about it. I worked at gas station in my youth and there was one day in the womens room that to this day I can not figure out how that woman caused so much ......havoc. To decribe it would get this post pulled. Unbelievable.


31 posted on 06/12/2013 11:32:26 AM PDT by A message
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To: PGR88

But what about us transmogrified intersexuals?

Where are we supposed to pee?


32 posted on 06/12/2013 11:33:09 AM PDT by seowulf ("If you write a whole line of zeroes, it's still---nothing"...Kira Alexandrovna Argounova)
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To: mojito

Does she have the typical 15 year old girl’s penis and testicles?


33 posted on 06/12/2013 11:34:18 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: seowulf
But what about us transmogrified intersexuals?

Does that have to do with having sex with space aliens?

34 posted on 06/12/2013 11:35:04 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: seowulf

At a Rest Stop on the Intercontinental Highway.


35 posted on 06/12/2013 11:35:30 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: mojito
I shall, this evening, tell my 17 year old son that if he sees any boys following his younger sister(s) into the girls room, he is to permanently remake his facial features.

Opps, I forgot, we homes school, no need to worry.

36 posted on 06/12/2013 11:37:28 AM PDT by SilverMine (IF the US gøvt says it is a lie.)
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To: absolootezer0

Girls bathroom stalls are private.


37 posted on 06/12/2013 11:38:16 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: The_Media_never_lie

“And we are spending time debating this? What a nutty society!!!”

And what an intolerant bunch of posters. WTF difference does it make at this time anyway?


38 posted on 06/12/2013 11:39:25 AM PDT by chooseascreennamepat
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To: All

Stop funding this filth with your tax dollars vote against kiddie kennel budgets.


39 posted on 06/12/2013 11:41:39 AM PDT by SilverMine (IF the US gøvt says it is a lie.)
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To: mojito
We have a surgically “transgendred” coworker at my place of work. The women in the building strongly opposed allowing this person to use any of their bathrooms. So management converted one of the women’s bathrooms to a lockable “unisex” bathroom that the “transgendered” person agreed to use. I think he/she is the only person who uses it.
40 posted on 06/12/2013 11:43:09 AM PDT by riverdawg
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To: aquila48

those who shout tolerance and have their tolerance stickers are the most bigoted, hateful racist, intolerant people I have met


41 posted on 06/12/2013 12:01:04 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: chooseascreennamepat
And what an intolerant bunch of posters.

So you honestly believe that sex-segregated public restrooms are a terrible social injustice, and that those here who defend the concept are bigots? That the school administrators who allowed Nicole to use a faculty bathroom but not the ladies room are monstrous perpetrators of "gender tyranny"?

42 posted on 06/12/2013 12:11:22 PM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: txrefugee

“Schools need three bathrooms: Boys, Girls, ???”

Four, Boys, Girls, Transgender Female, Transgender Male. I don’t know if transgender male means a female with female plumbing who wants to be a male or a male with male plumbing who wants to be female, either way we should have both so they will all be comfortable. If the restrooms all have stalls with doors possibly they won’t figure it out and the schools and taxpayers won’t get sued. We must start immediatly and add these restrooms to all our schools and public places, there should be as many as ladies and men’s rooms so they won’t have to walk further than none transgender people to the restroom. Think of the new construction boodoggle of public spending, Kohler could probably design new types of equipment for them.


43 posted on 06/12/2013 12:14:16 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: mojito

All about the transgender’s rights, and which bathroom he wants to use. I really, really get that he does not want to use the boy’s bathroom. Fine. Staff bathroom, single toilet bathroom, accommodation made.

What about the girls’ rights, the parents’ rights, who don’t want someone with a penis and testicles in the girls’ bathroom?

I sure don’t, as a woman and the mother of two daughters.


44 posted on 06/12/2013 12:16:24 PM PDT by heartwood
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Where should a transgender schoolgirl be allowed to pee?

In the insane asylum.

Sorry, my patients has reached it's end. He is mentally ill. Pretending he isn't does not make the fact that he is as nutty as a fruitcake go away.

45 posted on 06/12/2013 12:22:30 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Revenge is a dish best served with pinto beans and muffins)
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“...Maines now self-identifies as a girl,...”

If I self identify as a 16 year old, can I have sex with a 15 year old and not get charged with statutory rape?

If I’m 16 years old and self identify as a 25 year old, can I have a beer?


46 posted on 06/12/2013 12:23:37 PM PDT by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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"Oh, the tyranny."

Fixed it for you.

47 posted on 06/12/2013 12:24:57 PM PDT by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: bert

bert ~:” at least four. Boys, girls, queers, dykes “

Correction, they need five :
Boys, girls, queers, dykes, and gender confused/ambivelent


48 posted on 06/12/2013 12:32:18 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (" Criminals simply don’t care if they break the law. " by Larry Correia)
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To: mojito
I'd argue the woods.

The last thing I want is for "Dick" to be in the same bathroom or locker room as my girlfriend. Dick doesn't belong there for obvious reasons.

49 posted on 06/12/2013 12:33:39 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (Abortion - legalized murder for convenience)
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To: bert

Add the transgenders and it’s six, this could turn the economy around, adding all these new restrooms to schools businesses and public buildings, it would be good for plumbing contractors and just think of the opportunity for graft, corruption and kickbacks with these gotta get it done quick government contracts.


50 posted on 06/12/2013 12:41:47 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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