This is part 2 of a discussion with my wife Chelsea about the Equality Act and our deep concerns about its consequences.
We address these basic questions about the potential effect of the Equality Act:
- Could it crush female sports?
- Could it harm female privacy and safety in restrooms, locker rooms, and dressing rooms?
- Could it undo the security and charity of shelters?
H.R.5, 117th Congress (2021-2022), "The Equality Act"
Jonathan Capehart, "A transphobic tirade against the Equality Act masquerading as feminism," Washington Post, February 27, 2021.
Rep. Vicky Hartzler, "The Equality Act would lead to the death of women's rights," The Hill, May 14, 2019.
Ryan Kennedy, "DA: Cross-Dressing Man Secretly Taped Women at Macy’s," KTLA5, May 14, 2013.
Jason Rantz, "Man caught undressing in front of girls at Green Lake locker room," My Northwest, February 17, 2016.
Steve Mays, "Cross-dressing sex predator sentenced for Clackamas aquatic park crimes," Oregon Live, January 10, 2019.
Associated Press, "Alaska shelter can turn away transgender women following city decree," NBC News, October 1, 2019.
"Transgender school policy leaves town terrified," The Family Leader, Accessed March 13, 2021.
Centers for Disease Control, "Preventing Child Sexual Abuse," March 20, 2020.
Centers for Disease Control. "Sexual Violence is Preventable," December 16, 2020.
Sam Pazzano, "A sex predator's sick deception," Toronto Sun, February 15, 2014.
Sam Pazzano, "Predator who claimed to be transgender declared dangerous offender," Toronto Sun, February 26, 2014.
Andrew R. Flores, Taylor NT Brown, and Jody Herman, Race and ethnicity of adults who identify as transgender in the United States, (October 2016), Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, Calif.
Andrew R. Flores, Jody L. Herman, Gary J. Gates, and Taylor N.T. Brown. How many adults identify as transgender in the United States?, (June 2016), Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, Calif.
Sarah Kramer, "School district changes its restroom policies—then ignores the sexual assault of a five-year-old girl," Alliance Defending Freedom, October 2, 2018.
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