A couple of weeks ago I inadvertently got caught up in the toilet/gender furor that has been making the news. Sort of.
My friend, Pierre, was in town and it was a wonderful spring afternoon. 634 more words
EDMONTON – Transgender advocates and bill 10 protesters came into conflict Saturday afternoon at the Alberta Legislature as their events coincided.
A rally to show support for transgender people to use whatever washroom they associate with started first. 739 more words
I hate public restrooms. I will go out of my way and hold it in for a couple more hours just so I don’t have to walk into a potentially dirty, disgusting and downright horrifying looking stall (because fuck urinals, I like my privacy!) in a public restroom. 575 more words
The other day, I was driving through an Ottawa suburb when a voice came from the back seat: “Mom, I have to go to the washroom.” 670 more words
As most of us are probably aware, the conservative movement’s attacks on trans people and trans rights have gotten particularly ugly in recent months. Most prominent in the spotlight has been North Carolina, where Republican governor Pat McCrory recently signed HB2 into law, which, among other things, requires everyone in North Carolina to use gender-segregated bathrooms in public institutions according to the gender appearing on their birth certificate. 597 more words