OPINION (CBN) – Parents and teachers in the United Kingdom are warning school administrators that gender-neutral toilets in schools have left many girls feeling unsafe and are putting their health at risk. Girls who are menstruating are so anxious about sharing facilities with boys that some are staying at home for fear of being made to feel ‘period shame’ by boys according to the Daily Mail. A growing number of UK primary and secondary schools are in the process of installing unisex toilets.
Some girls are even risking infection by refusing to use the toilets at school. Other girls have even stopped drinking any liquids at school, afraid that they might have to use the unisex toilet. Parents and teachers told the Daily Mail that female students feel very uncomfortable and even unsafe when sharing toilets with male students. The push for unisex toilets in the UK was designed to be more inclusive of children who identify as transgender and wish to use the same bathroom as the opposite sex. READ MORE