THIS Tuesday, May 11th, 5:30 pm
WHERE: 2855 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers, 33966
Most of us can never know what it’s like to be a young transgender person, but we can agree that transgender kids should be treated with dignity and respect, like everyone else. Recent school board decisions have put these kids into jeopardy at their own schools.
Instead of standing up for the most vulnerable students [high suicide rates], the Lee County School Board is seriously considering scrubbing the Best Practices Guide because of false information about the use of restrooms and changing facilities. Current Lee School policy is to provide private accommodations (bathrooms, changing facilities) to any student who
Lee County is legally required to protect and meet the unique needs of LGBTQ youth, including transgender young people. This guide provides clear procedures for schools so that faculty and staff can follow existing policies and current law, to ensure students are treated equitably.
Removing these guidelines doesn’t remove the responsibility – it is caving in to lies and hate.