• Let Us Pee: Being Trans in a Locker Room

    Have you ever dreaded going into a locker room? The sad truth is that most locker rooms do not have any protection policies in place for the Transgender/Nonbinary (T/NB)community. In school, I didn’t join any sports teams because I was terrified of having to change in front of my peers. I imagined that I would be lucky if I got off with just verbal harassment and not physical assault…or worse. Instead I did everything I could to change in the nurse’s bathroom before gym class to avoid having to be around anyone who might see me. It wasn’t until I got slightly older and started to hear other people’s stories…