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Letter: In bathroom debate, consider women

A dispute about bathroom rights turned into a

A dispute about bathroom rights turned into a Pandora's box of philosophical riddles about the nature of identity and the meaning of truth earlier this month. Credit: iStock

The controversy over people using whatever restroom or locker room suits their gender identity is misguided [“Restroom brouhaha lacking in logic,” Letters, June 2].

Be realistic. The greatest impact will be on women. Imagine that a man comes into a restroom or locker room, and there is only one woman in the room. How secure would she feel, especially if there were few people in the area? How about if she came out of the shower and saw men? Where is the concern for her feelings and sense of security?

Lou Correri, Farmingdale