Gov. Jerry Brown today signed a historic bill that ensures California’s transgender youth can fully participate in school activities and use facilities that match their gender identity regardless of what their gender is listed as on school records.
In other words, a female student who identifies as a male can now use the boy’s bathroom at California public schools — and Fox News is freaking out!
Assembly Bill 1266, also known as the School Success and Opportunity Act, is the first of its kind in the nation. Authored by San Francisco’s Assemblyman Tom Ammiano and passed by the California State Senate and Assembly earlier this summer, the law goes into effect on January 1, 2014.