Smart Talk: Transgender rights are in the spotlight

The Eastern Lancaster County school board has found itself under scrutiny for a recently approved “biological sex” policy that would prohibit transgender students from using the locker room or bathroom that matches their gender identity.  

The policy highlights a public debate over transgender rights in a district with more than 3,100 students.  

PA Post reporter Ed Mahon joined us on Thursday’s Smart Talk to discuss how the school district policy evolved, and the subsequent community debate.

Key Points

1:20 – How did this situation start?

3:20 – School District position

8:05 – Community input to the school board

11:50 – Policy not reviewed by lawyer


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