A fine overview of the transgender + bathroom issue from the famously milquetoast USA Today


“The anxiety isn’t men in women’s bathrooms, it’s about masculinity in the wrong place,” said Katherine Franke, director of Columbia Law School’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law. “It’s portrayed as a threat to women, but on a much deeper level, it’s about what it means to be a man and what it means to be a woman.”

pub. 04/2016

The right is going to keep pushing anti-trans bills now as a culture-war distraction from the fact that they’re trying to bring down our democracy, so it might be handy to have an overview of the issue to come back to. Here it is.