Oct 272014
 
 October 27, 2014  Posted by  U.S., Youth & Schools

An item from Capitol Resource Institute caught my eye:

Las Vegas has long boasted of its commitment to confidentiality with its trademark phrase “What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas.” Now its Clark County public schools appear poised to stretch the definition of confidentiality to encompass whether a student is a boy or a girl.

Privacy advocate Karen England notes, “For some time those who want to blur the distinction between boys and girls have referred to gender as ‘assigned at birth.’ Now they are going a step further in claiming that this allegedly arbitrary and possibly mistaken assignment is confidential medical information that cannot be used to determine which bathroom, shower or locker room a student will use.”

Clearly biology and the law recognize a distinction between males and females. But there is increasing pressure across the country to look past biological sex and allow individuals, especially students, to self asses their gender and use facilities that they claim are more fitting with that identity.

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