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UK hospital punishes women who refuse to share room with transgender patients

True North's Andrew Lawton says these apparent conflicts of rights can't be resolved by denying reality.

A new policy guideline in Britain’s healthcare system affirms the right of biologically male patients who identify as female to share rooms and wards with female patients, according to a Daily Mail report.

This comes a year after a Toronto woman was chastised by the human rights commission in Ontario for complaining about having to share a room with a transgender individual at an abused women’s shelter.

True North’s Andrew Lawton says these apparent conflicts of rights can’t be resolved by denying reality.

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