Letter writer: Enforcing the bathroom law

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As a male-to-female transgender, I am eagerly awaiting the day when some officious toady denies me the use of a ladies’ room, at which point I shall say, “While you stand there dissecting my gender, I’m going to wet my pants.” Is that something you really want to have happen? Really?”

— Willliam F. “Boulder” Stephens
Asheville

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4 thoughts on “Letter writer: Enforcing the bathroom law

  1. Snowflake (Social Justice Worrier)

    If you’re dumb enough to piss your pants, why would Mr Toady care?.I’d smh and laugh at you. No wait… I’d laugh at you and smh.

  2. A violation of bathroom use, irrespective of HB2, is a misdemeanor trespass and enforcement is complaint-driven. It always has been. The UNC School of Government explains how various violations can be viewed:

    Is It Illegal for a Man to Use the Ladies’ Room?
    http://unc.live/2kxZ2fT

    Is It a Crime for a Transgendered Person to Use the “Wrong” Bathroom?
    http://unc.live/2lpSfXv

    Sex-segregated public facilities are a fairly recent feminist victory fought for in the Victorian Era when there were no facilities for women in the cities of Britain. This is well documented by feminist scholar Sheila Jeffreys in the Women’s Studies International Forum 45 (2014) 42–51: http://bit.ly/2lwX51Z

    Even feminist of today oppose abolishing sex-segregated facilities:

    Interview With Radical Feminist Kara Dansky
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ceRPvJVlL1g

  3. ApePeeD

    Then you wouldn’t need to use the restroom anymore. Problem solved.

    *Whew!* That was easy!

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