It’s not that HB2 supporters didn’t expect someone like Christi, it’s that they can’t think beyond their immediate hatred. If I were in her position, I’d tell every last one of them off. Very loudly.
A 32-year-old breast cancer survivor bravely shared a photo of her chest on Facebook after having a double mastectomy and getting her lymph nodes removed. She posted her photo to show that “the great bathroom debate of 2016 has hurt more than just the transgender community.”
Christi Salcedo is a Texas mom who was diagnosed with Stage 3 invasive ductal carcinoma. After she chose to forgo reconstruction surgery, she says she began noticing people staring at her in ways that made her feel uncomfortable while in shops and other public places. She speculated that they were wondering if her flat chest indicated that she was transgender, and if, by extension, she might possibly be legally obligated to use a different public restroom.