Forgive me for seeming to make light of a serious topic, but why couldn’t I have received this “punishment” when I was a junior in high school? Warner Todd Huston, writing at Breitbart, has the lowdown:
A teenage boy and his parents have filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania high school saying that administrators tried to shame the boy for being “intolerant” and demanded that he undress with girls in the school locker room to “make it seem natural.”
The point of the discipline was to force the teen to accept the presence of a female classmate who was “transitioning” into a male but still had all of her female parts intact.
The lawsuit brought on behalf of the boy and his family by the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Independence Law Center (ILC) accuses the Boyertown Area School District outside of Philadelphia of sexually harassing the plaintiff.
ILC attorney Randall Wenger is quoted as having said:
No school should rob any student of this legally protected personal privacy. We trust that our children won’t be forced into emotionally vulnerable situations like this when they are in the care of our schools because it’s a school’s duty to protect and respect the bodily privacy and dignity of all students.
It’s an egregious violation for the school to just brush off these students and tell them that their feelings don’t matter and to make it ‘as natural as they possibly can.’
My client is standing up not only for himself but for others who feel bullied.
The district superintendent released a very brief statement in which he acknowledged receipt of letters from attorneys demanding that the locker room policy be changed.