Monday, August 31, 2015

Parents Protest At High School - Transgender Male Wants Access To Girls Bathroom / Locker Room!

Students walked out of class on Monday morning over a transgender pupil’s right to use the women’s locker room. About 200 Hillsboro High School in Hills students held their demonstration after 3rd period for about two hours.

There were two groups of demonstrators.  One on the side of transgender student Lila Perry using the female facilities.  The other group wants her to use the faculty’s gender neutral restroom.

Students protesting longer than two hours could face an in school suspension. Superintendent Aaron Cornman to issued a statement that says in part:

“There does come a point when the school day must continue and we cannot condone behaviors that detract from the overall mission of the district.

Actually Superintendent, the school day cannot continue when students feel their safety is at risk.  This is not about political correctness it is about the safety of female staff and students!

Transgender student, Lila Perry, identifies as female. She started using the female facilities at Hillsboro High School starting this school year. She came out last February and used the gender-neutral faculty restroom for gym class last semester.

Parents are saying that their daughters are uncomfortable with the situation. Even though Perry wears dresses and a wig, she is still physically a male.

Last Thursday’s school board meeting had to be moved into the gym after many parents showed up. The topic wasn’t on the agenda but it was clear why they were at the meeting after thunderous applause broke out after one parent spoke.

Derrick Good, a parent of two girls at Hillsboro and an attorney said, “They should have the ability to do whatever they need to do in the privacy of the bathroom without having a male in there.”
Perry said she’s been attacked on social media and fears bullying and violence if she were to start using the boys’ restroom now.

It’s unclear when and if the school board will make a decision on this. Members of the school board said they cannot comment on the matter.

Personally I would not want someone of the opposite sex in my daughter's or son's locker room or bathroom.


  1. The article says the transgender person is saying they have, "been attacked on social media and fears bullying and violence if she were to start using the boys’ restroom now..."

    If there was a gender neutral restroom that person used before, why are they talking about using the boys' restroom now? Why not just continue to use the gender neutral restroom?

  2. So why not make one bathroom transgender? Surely there are more than one set of bathrooms for both?