Toilets, Transgenders, and the Supreme Court

6 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2016

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Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Date Written: October 29, 2016

Abstract

Various state legislatures have passed a law that prohibits transgender individuals from using certain public toilets. The legislation has been controversial. The Supreme Court has agreed to place this issue on its docket (Gloucester County School Board vs. G.G.). This article summarizes that case and examines the issue of the use of public toilets by transgenders and applies logic and ethical theory to arrive at a resolution of the problem that does not involve the violation of anyone’s rights.

Keywords: transgender, LGBT, toilet, restroom, rent-seeking, Supreme Court, G.G. vs. Gloucester County School Board

JEL Classification: A13, B53, B54, D63, D72, D86, H42, I18, J15, J16, J7, K11, K12, K20, M14, P14, P26

Suggested Citation

McGee, Robert W., Toilets, Transgenders, and the Supreme Court (October 29, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2861035 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2861035

Robert W. McGee (Contact Author)

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting ( email )

Fayetteville, NC 28301
United States

HOME PAGE: http://robertwmcgee.com

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