This post may be triggering to those who have been sexually abused.
A week or so ago one of my friends chatted me and asked if I had written a post on my stance on the HB2 bill. Based on some of the things I’d been posting on Facebook, she wanted to hear more about my beliefs and asked if I would write a blog post on it if I hadn’t done so already.
I’ve been planning to write one or several blog posts related to this whole issue, but due to some things that I will briefly mention in a moment, it was very emotionally and mentally exhausting to even think about. So today I’m going to get straight to the point and make this as short and blunt as I can.
I will put the rest of this post under a ‘read more’ tag in consideration for those who may not want to risk being triggered by browsing my blog.
I believe many of you know by now that I was molested around the age of five. I’ve alluded to it before on this blog, but I no longer have any qualms saying it like it is.
Having said that so everyone will know where I’m coming from, I give you this circumstance.
Assuming every transgender in the world means no harm to any other human being and they simply want to use the bathroom of their newly acquired gender. As my understanding goes, the wording of this bill is that anyone who ‘identifies’ as whichever gender they want can go into that bathroom. So. Transgenders aside.
This gives any fully blooded, natural born, Y chromosome MALE the ability to put on a wig and walk into the woman’s bathroom, proclaiming that he ‘identifies’ as a woman. What no one knows is that he is also a pedophile, a pervert, a predator.
He goes into the bathroom to lie in wait. (And pedophiles do lie in wait. The planning and scheming is just as much a part of the fun to them as the actual act.)
Now let’s say a mother of two children comes into the bathroom because her infant needs a diaper change. She struggles with the baby, the diaper bag, the stall door, etc. completely focused on the child in her arms, not the four year old playing in the sink or who she thinks is right beside her.
I will pause and say: don’t anyone say it’s this mother’s fault for not paying closer attention to the older child. She is in a woman’s bathroom. She doesn’t think she NEEDS to be a hawk over her child because there should. not. be. anyone. in that bathroom who wishes her or her children harm.
Continuing on. She focuses on changing the baby’s diaper and the predator strikes. Whether he waits until she’s not watching the other child or he overpowers the mother to get to the children, it makes no difference. A perverted male was in that bathroom where no man should ever be.
And so we have another child grow up with the same problems I have and struggle with the same things I do.
I cannot believe the general populace can be so desperately blind as to ignore this eventuality at all costs. If we really want to make a bathroom for the transgenders, by all means do so. But I would rather offend the transgenders by making a third bathroom, than sacrifice the innocence of countless children.
That is all.