Transgender People, Bathrooms, and Sexual Predators: What the Data Say

Julia Serano
13 min readJun 7, 2021
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Content Warning: while I will not be describing any actual instances of sexual violence or child sexual abuse, these issues (and false accusations thereof) will be discussed throughout this piece. For more on why such false accusations (against trans people and other marginalized groups) are so pervasive, please check out my 2022 book Sexed Up: How Society Sexualizes

Julia Serano

writes about gender, sexuality, social justice, & science. author of Whipping Girl, Excluded, 99 Erics, & her latest: SEXED UP! more at