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Posted: 9/2/2015 6:43:11 PM EST
The push back is starting.

Caitlyn Jenner and other transgender celebrities like Laverne Cox, Candis Cayne, and Chaz Bono have received a large show of public support. But Lila Perry’s situation is not uncommon for transgender people who aren’t in the spotlight. (Photo: AP/Robert Cohen)

A transgender teen in Missouri is at the center of a heated debate about her right to change in her high school’s girls’ locker room.

Nearly 200 students walked out of Hillsboro High School on Monday in a protest that lasted two hours.

Lila Perry, the 17-year-old at the center of the debate, reportedly identified as a gay male until she was 13 and publicly came out as transgender in February. She previously used a gender-neutral faculty bathroom but began changing in the girls’ locker room this school year before her physical education class.

Protesters were divided: One side supported Perry’s right to change in the girls’ locker room; the other wants her to continue to use the gender-neutral bathroom.

"It wasn’t too long ago white people were saying, ‘I don’t feel comfortable sharing a bathroom with a black person,’ and history repeats itself,”
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Link Posted: 9/2/2015 6:43:51 PM EST
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Link Posted: 9/2/2015 7:35:27 PM EST
Still hasn't learned its lesson I see.

Link Posted: 9/2/2015 8:06:50 PM EST
We're do they want her to take a shit.
Link Posted: 9/2/2015 8:14:08 PM EST
Damn, another one?

Link Posted: 9/2/2015 8:19:43 PM EST
It all seems so cool until its your daughter that has to share the locker room or bathroom with one of these.
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