Mapping the world's opinions

Trans identity has become a politicised red button issue in the US and elsewhere. How do we get past the partisan squabbling and parse the truth of the issue.

Yes, they should

This is a matter of basic human decency and dignity

It would reduce discomfort for non-conforming cisgender individuals

Anyone whose gender presentation does not align with society's conventions would face fewer difficulties. Explore

It is a matter of safety

Navigating the world as a visibly trans person is dangerous and taking away bathroom choice makes it even more so Explore

Trans identities are valid

Being a trans woman is no diffrerent to being a cis woman, and they should not face different treatment Explore

Trans women are not predators

The main argument against self identification is that trans people are a danger, but this is deeply untrue Explore

No, they shouldn't

This isn’t about rights

Religious conceptions of gender

Religions are against trans people, so we should not allow them to self identify Explore

Danger to cis women

Trans women are more dangerous and predatory than cis women, cis men could also take advantage of the law to gain access to female restrooms Explore

It is irrelevant

The subject shouldn't even be a debate

To even ask the question acknowledges an issue that doesn’t exist

Transgenders require treatment not validation Explore

It is unenforceable

It is impossible to force people to use the bathroom of their birth sex.

It can't be policed

There is no practical way of enforcing a prohibitive bathroom law Explore
This page was last edited on Sunday, 28 Apr 2019 at 19:11 UTC