The first day of school. It's always embarrassing. Embarrassing for me, that is. Normally, I'm the too cynical, too loud mom, who curses too much.
A North Carolina high school will allow students to carry pepper spray, razors and other items which one board member suggested they might need to defend themselves against transgender classmates they encounter in the bathroom.
With tension rising and information being hurled into the conversation from all angles, there is one critical element being overlooked: the safety and well-being of transgender children.
Just two days before prom and five weeks before graduation, Anna has been suspended and is facing possible expulsion for using the "wrong" bathroom.
Mount Saint Charles Academy in Woonsocket, Rhode Island has issued a policy banning transgender students from the school, according to the Parent and Students Handbook.