WATCH: Caitlyn Jenner Explains Why She Used Her Old Name, Bruce, in Golf Club Application: 'I Don't Want to Worry About Locker Rooms Right Now'
The reality star's friend Ronda Kamihira worries a return to using the name Bruce will be "confusing"
“I don’t understand why you’re putting Bruce down, as opposed to Caitlyn,” Jenner friend Ronda Kamihira says in an exclusive clip from the episode.
Jenner explains the dilemma, saying her golf course of choice at Sherwood Country Club is down for construction, but there’s a separate course there that she can join. Because her membership at Sherwood is under Bruce, she thinks that will make the process more speedy.
“Are you going to wear your hoodie and pretend?” asks Kamihira, to which Jenner says, “Probably. Once I get out on the course I’ll take that off.”
Kamihira presses further, asking if Jenner will wear a skirt or shorts. Jenner tries to table to topic, saying, “Not right now. I just want to get in to do the thing.”
Kamihira says that everyone at the club will know Jenner is Caitlyn, so having Bruce on the application will be “confusing.”
“I don’t have to worry about locker rooms and all that crap right now, which I don’t want to worry about. I’ll worry about the locker rooms later on down the line,” responds Jenner. “We’ll deal with all those issues down the way.”
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It’s a timely topic for I Am Cait to broach in the wake of one Missouri high school allowing transgender teen Lila Perry to use the girl’s bathroom and locker room, which led to more than 100 students walking out of the school in protest.
“I wasn’t hurting anyone,” the 17-year-old told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch of her classmates’ “bigoted” response. “I didn’t want to be in something gender neutral. I am a girl. I am not going to be pushed away to another bathroom.”
For Jenner’s part, she has spoken with trans teens and their families and hopes that her decision to transition at the age of 65 will make a positive on both the LGBTQ community as well as an educational experience for cisgender people watching her story unfold.
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