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District meets needs of trans students
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Transgender students have requested the use of bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, but after discussions with family and school administration on how to meet their needs, the students instead chose single-occupant bathrooms, Monroe High School Principal Chris Medenwaldt said in an email. (Times photos: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - Gender identity issues sprung to the forefront of American consciousness last year when Caitlyn Jenner - formerly known as Bruce Jenner - announced she's a transgender woman. It was perhaps the most visible the topic of gender identity has ever been in the United States. But the topic isn't new.