Target Faces IMMENSE Backlash Over Transgender Bathroom Policy

Hannah Bleau

A few days ago, Target announced that it would appease 0.3% of the population by allowing individuals to choose a bathroom or changing room based on their gender identity.

“We welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity,” Target said. “Everyone deserves to feel like they belong.”

The problem is, sick individuals are already abusing this. What if a totally straight man suddenly feels like he wants to be a woman for five minutes? Can he use the women’s restroom or changing room too? If that’s how he feels at that particular moment, how can YOU judge him, bigot?

ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE HIM and his gender fluid-ness.

Needless to say, the retail giant is facing enormous backlash. Organizations are calling for boycotts, and over 320,000 have already signed a pledge to boycott the store.

If you really want to see the heart of the opposition, check out Target’s Facebook page. Because holy crap y’all. (And that’s coming from me. A girl who never says y’all. That’s how crazy this is.)

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And those were just posted in the last hour or so.

I don’t know if Target will cave to the pressure. I suppose it depends on the boycotts. Will they amount to anything? Will it actually hurt the retail giant financially?

I’m completely against their bogus bathroom/changing room policy, but I’d be a hypocrite if I said I could actually boycott Target. I’ve never really been big on boycotts, mostly because I suck at them.  (I tried to boycott Starbucks once. It lasted two days.) I completely respect those who choose to go through with it, though. I simply cannot commit. I’m addicted to that stupid store. But I’ll tell you one thing. I’ll think twice before using any of their restrooms or changing facilities.