All this talk about bathrooms is, of course, not really about bathrooms. Perhaps we need to stop using public restrooms as a cover for what’s really at the heart of the bathroom debate: transgender identity.
In order to make any progress in what has turned out to be — ready or not, like it or not — a national conversation, I believe all participants in the dialogue must acknowledge two indisputable truths:
1. Gender dysphoria is real. Real people experience it and live with it.
2. Culture cultivates. And a culture that cultivates something, by definition, produces more of it….(to read the rest of this article, click here).