Pressure from public school administrators contributed to President Obama’s decision to implement guidance on transgender access to bathrooms. President Obama wants to ensure children are treated with dignity. In an interview with BuzzFeed, he proclaimed:
We’re talking about kids. And anybody who’s been in a school, in a high school, who’s been a parent, I think should realize that kids who are sometimes in the minority, kids who have a different sexual orientation or are transgender, are subject to a lot of bullying. They are vulnerable. And I think that is part of our obligation as a society to make sure that everybody is treated fairly, and our kids are loved, and protected, and their dignity is affirmed.”
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