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In It, But Not Of It

A recent situation at the public high school where my oldest two attend has been a topic of conversation in our home.

A high school girl availed herself of the boy's bathroom. A fellow male student snapped a picture of her while she was in there and posted it on social media. Both the female student who entered the boy's bathroom and the male student who snapped the picture have been disciplined. The female is not allowed to enter the boy's bathroom, regardless of whether she identifies as a boy. And under no circumstances may anyone take pictures of others in a bathroom and post those pictures on social media. Cue the firestorm.

Those who sympathize with the female student have begun to protest. She should, they argue, be able to enter the boy's bathroom if she identifies as a boy.

Another group of students gathered around the flagpole during the protest to pray for the school and all involved.

My high school daughter was registering her outrage and frustration with a…