HUD proposed regulation forces homeless women and girls to bunk and bathe with men who claim to feel psychologically female: January 19 deadline for public comment

5 Jan

GenderTrender

Julian Castro- Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and no friend to women and girls. Julian Castro- Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and no friend to women and girls.

Julian Castro, the US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (and the likely Vice Presidential running-mate of Hilary Clinton) has announced his agency’s intention to eliminate the legally protected category of sex in homeless shelters nationwide, eliminating the right of vulnerable women and girls to shower, sleep and toilet separately from homeless men.

HUD had previously issued a non-binding “guidance” document back in February 2015 suggesting that physical sex be redefined as “actual or perceived gender-related characteristics” and prohibiting those providers of homeless services who receive HUD funding from inquiring about the physical sex or sexual orientation of service recipients. Kind of a “don’t ask, don’t tell” provision. Providers were instructed to assess clients on the basis of adherence to sex-role stereotypes and make their own determination of the client’s transgender status. Those suspected of…

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One Response to “HUD proposed regulation forces homeless women and girls to bunk and bathe with men who claim to feel psychologically female: January 19 deadline for public comment”

  1. Новая-шина.рф 2016/02/17 at 12:06 pm #

    These men should never be allowed to legally change their sex, and they do not belong in women s homeless shelters. How can over crowded and under staffed homeless shelters do a complete background check on everyone? It s not going to happen and men like Hambrook and this man will slip through the cracks. Fortunately, this man was caught violating the court orders to stay away from children.

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