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University to Offer ‘Gender-Open’ Restrooms
College Fix ^ | July 30, 2014 | Dominic Lynch

Posted on 07/30/2014 5:33:56 AM PDT by Zakeet

Northwestern University will offer “gender-open restrooms” to its students this fall.

“We are trying to be responsive to the needs of all of our students and to be inclusive,” campus spokesman Bob Rowley said in an email to The College Fix. “This is becoming a common occurrence on campuses across the U.S.”

At Northwestern, the two sex-segregated bathrooms to be changed will simply have their front door placards replaced to reflect the transition – no major renovations are planned. The bathrooms are located on the third floor of the university’s main building that serves as the campus hub.

Northwestern joins the estimated 150 campuses across the nation that now offer some sort of gender-open restrooms, also called gender-neutral, unisex, or all-gender bathrooms, according to a tally by the LGTBQ group Stonewall at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

But while advocates convey them as mostly “single-stall, lockable restrooms available to people of all genders,” it’s clear many are also sex-segregated bathrooms converted to open-gender ones, as is the case at Northwestern.

The concern among some female students who now must share restrooms with anatomically male students is apparently not significant enough to put the brakes on these transitions.

“We received overwhelmingly positive information, and so we went with it,” Devin Moss, the director of Northwestern’s LGBTQ Resource Center, told the Daily Northwestern. “We didn’t really get any major concerns.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
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A sign of the times in the Windy City ...

1 posted on 07/30/2014 5:33:56 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet

Since when does being handicapped have anything to do with gender?

This is the most ridiculous sociocultural time in history.


2 posted on 07/30/2014 5:36:15 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Zakeet

Wait a minute. They have a wheelchair on that sign!!!! Does that mean they think that non-traditional gender-identification is a disability???????? Or are they saying that people with paraplegia are simply self-identifying as such???? Quick, someone call the PC Police!!!!


3 posted on 07/30/2014 5:38:57 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Zakeet

This will likely be the sexual violence equivalent of “Gun Free Zones” for rapists and psychos. Cool.


4 posted on 07/30/2014 5:39:19 AM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: Zakeet

I hope they don’t have urinals because they are discriminatory.


5 posted on 07/30/2014 5:44:19 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Zakeet

Elections have consequences. Half of America voted for insanity.


6 posted on 07/30/2014 5:44:24 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Zakeet

What if your "gender expression" is that you are a peeping Tom who gets off on watching naked women pee?

7 posted on 07/30/2014 5:44:44 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: Zakeet

Does Northwestern really think this will appease the half woman-half man crowd? They won’t be satisfied until all restrooms on campus are “Gender Open”. Would love to see a camera set up outside the restroom to see who goes in. I would venture a guess that very few if any “real women” go into this restroom. Wait until an assault happens in there and see the lawsuits that arise. Gonna be fun watching.


8 posted on 07/30/2014 5:47:30 AM PDT by ImNotLying
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To: LittleBillyInfidel

Installing rape rooms on campuses! As if the mixed-sex dorms weren’t enough...


9 posted on 07/30/2014 5:51:54 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Zakeet

and the first time some woman gets raped....?


10 posted on 07/30/2014 5:51:56 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Zakeet

Lawsuit heaven. Litigation attorneys everywhere applaud this move.


11 posted on 07/30/2014 5:52:18 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Zakeet
To simplify this rush towards "gender diversity" - just make them like this....


12 posted on 07/30/2014 5:58:39 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: Truth29

Tirin Kot, a multi-national base in Afghanistan run alternately by the Dutch, then the Aussies and finally by the US had non-sex specific toilet and shower facilities, as I saw, they naturally self-segregated. The women frequented their own self claimed toilet and shower units and the men did as well.

The wretches who impose their non-sexual specific facilities are merely acting on their own lack of identification as men and as women. They are not men nor are they women, they are delusional, not insane, yet, but they are well down the path towards it.


13 posted on 07/30/2014 6:01:44 AM PDT by the anti-mahdi
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To: Zakeet

The government is a bunch of a****. They should all be canned....and flushed.


14 posted on 07/30/2014 6:08:25 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Zakeet

sexual harassment claim generators. ‘he looked at me’!


15 posted on 07/30/2014 6:11:51 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: F15Eagle

More than half.


16 posted on 07/30/2014 6:20:09 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Zakeet

In other words, a second men’s room.


17 posted on 07/30/2014 6:21:01 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Zakeet; All

Oh how fun...you can walk in on a hottie (or some great big nasty Rosie O’Donnell look alike) with her wrinkled up face taking a grumpy...Nice...very nice.

So in addition to common sense, modesty is dead as well? Will the stupid never end?!?


18 posted on 07/30/2014 6:25:20 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Bubba_Leroy
"What if your "gender expression" is that you are a peeping Tom who gets off on watching naked women pee?"

=================================>

I'm thinking women could be peeping Tomasinas.

I bet a lot of men (not) want to display their male units to gawking women.

Cause, you know, women are going to look and start comparing....heh...

19 posted on 07/30/2014 6:26:40 AM PDT by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: the anti-mahdi
"....self-segregated...."

------------------------------------> Makes sense!

20 posted on 07/30/2014 6:28:58 AM PDT by hummingbird (Mark Levin and Article 5. Period.)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

That’s actually a homo sitting on a cork, so they are represented, too.


21 posted on 07/30/2014 6:36:41 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: Zakeet

My Mama always said, “Life is like a gender-neutral restroom. You never know what you’re going to get.”


22 posted on 07/30/2014 6:45:54 AM PDT by Southside_Chicago_Republican (If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.)
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To: SgtHooper

This is further proof that LIBs are mentally ill. Hey...how sbout a restroom for the mentally ill?


23 posted on 07/30/2014 6:46:12 AM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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24 posted on 07/30/2014 6:51:13 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Zakeet

A restroom is where one goes to urinate or deficate, acts which should be done in peace, quiet and security. These cross dressing, faggot infested dyke dens called gender open restrooms do not meet that billl. They are nothing but hangouts for perverts.


25 posted on 07/30/2014 6:57:25 AM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: PGR88
I agree, they should just put toilets in the courtyards for those free expression idiots.
The rest of us can have ours private. Diversity made simple.
26 posted on 07/30/2014 7:04:20 AM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Zakeet
Won't be dropping a deuce in there any time soon.
27 posted on 07/30/2014 7:04:33 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Zakeet

So if a woman is trying to avoid/escape an abusive boyfriend or husband, she no longer has the female bathroom as a refuge. Just saying.

A more crass version is that girlfriends at a bar/restaurant won’t have a place to gather to “dis” their dates.

And what about the safety of children??????? No longer can you send your kid off to a public restroom by themselves, no matter what their age. (And yes, this “gender free” bathroom idiocy is happening in elementary schools throughout America.)


28 posted on 07/30/2014 7:07:38 AM PDT by JoyjoyfromNJ (everything written by me on FR is my personal opinion & does not represent my employer)
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To: Zakeet

29 posted on 07/30/2014 7:10:26 AM PDT by Gritty (Obama's governing as president of a Latin American republic, where only the president matters-MSteyn)
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To: Zakeet

Notice the image of the presumably “transgender” person - half skirt, half pants. You can’t make this stuff up. And isn’t an abhorrent sexist stereotype to assume that all women wear skirts? (I should shut up; some LGBT activist will read this, will agree, and soon the symbols will be changed to nude figures in order to eliminate clothing stereotypes.)


30 posted on 07/30/2014 7:19:08 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: Zakeet

I feel sorry for the janitor that has to clean that one.


31 posted on 07/30/2014 7:19:24 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Zakeet

Remember when we were a reality based culture and had only 2 genders? Now we are turning our bathrooms into insane asylums.


32 posted on 07/30/2014 7:25:20 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: Zakeet

Might as well just piss in the hallway and not worry about it.


33 posted on 07/30/2014 7:28:39 AM PDT by Jay Redhawk ("Good beer is proof that God loves us." Ben Franklin)
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To: ogen hal
You are absolutely correct - this proves just how mentally ill liberals are!

No one in his/her right mind would be demanding that women of any age, allow men (regardless of their level of sexual "transformation") expose their genitalia next to them in order to use their restrooms.

Since I don't think the push is to allow biological women to stand beside them at the urinals, but then, I could be wrong and these women without a penis might be demanding to use a urinal - they are that nuts!!!

34 posted on 07/30/2014 7:28:57 AM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: rarestia; Zakeet
It is beyond just ridiculous. As the late James Jackson Kilpatrick observed over fifty years ago, in the early stages, it is impossible to satirize by exaggeration. The current reality will always exceed a normal person's imagination.

To most normal humans, the profound differences between people, provide much of what makes life interesting. The complementary differences between the sexes provide both human continuity, as well as the most important foundations for human happiness in the present.

Feminism, in promoting this sort of insanity, is truly a War On Love & Reason.

William Flax

35 posted on 07/30/2014 7:30:41 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Zakeet

There should be bathrooms for heterosexual XY males and bathrooms for heterosexual XX females.

The perverted can do whatever they want as long as I don’t have to know about it.


36 posted on 07/30/2014 7:36:27 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Ohioan

The recent morphology of “feminism” has become less about equality of the sexes and more about the bashing of men. Modern “feminism” is really culturally-acceptable misandry.


37 posted on 07/30/2014 7:43:22 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Born to Conserve
There should be bathrooms for heterosexual XY males and bathrooms for heterosexual XX females.

A better idea: since the Left like to throw "science" in our face as an answer to everything, start labeling the bathrooms XX and XY. Regardless of how one identifies one's gender, you literally can never change the orientation of your chromosomes.

Heads would explode the world over.

38 posted on 07/30/2014 7:44:51 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: rarestia
Actually, the real target of Feminism--if you analyze the demands of the militant feminists--is the feminine woman. They may envy men; but they truly hate the feminine woman. (Of course, the idea of equality of the sexes is now, as it was in ancient Greece, a comic flight of mischievous fantasy, nothing more. The whole significance of sexuality is the profound & wonder-filled differences between the sexes.)

See Feminist Delusion.

William Flax

39 posted on 07/30/2014 7:52:04 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: Brooklyn Attitude

Yep, can’t talk about 2 genders anymore.

That’s binary thinking, and you are just not with it to think there are only 2.

Facebook has 56 different gender combinations you can choose from.

I need to go to re-education camp on this issue................


40 posted on 07/30/2014 8:11:40 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: Zakeet

They need to add a horse, a squid and Godzilla to that sign.


41 posted on 07/30/2014 8:13:42 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Yep, can’t talk about 2 genders anymore.

Words have "genders." People are divided, functionally, into sexes--as are all advanced forms of life (mammals, birds, etc.).

Of course the compulsive egalitarians would like to trivialize the importance of sex & sex-roles, by treating it as no more important than the gender forms of words.

(I am not accusing you of that. I realize that you are making fun of the stupidity involved, also. Cheers!)

42 posted on 07/30/2014 8:19:23 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: rarestia

“...Start labeling the bathrooms XX and XY. Regardless of how one identifies one’s gender...”

You want an XY who thinks they are XX and likes XYs to share toilets with your grandson?

Normal heterosexuals have rights too. Let the diseased share a rainbow toilet.


43 posted on 07/30/2014 8:45:09 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Zakeet

Idiots. The flaming liberals are complete idiots and will stop at nothing to promote their agenda and destroy our country in the process.


44 posted on 07/30/2014 9:01:02 AM PDT by fivecatsandadog (IMPEACH THE IMPERIAL P.O.S.. ARREST, CONVICT, INCARCERATE, DEPORT.)
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To: ImNotLying
“They won’t be satisfied until all restrooms on campus are ‘Gender Open’. Would love to see a camera set up outside the restroom to see who goes in. I would venture a guess that very few if any ‘real women’ go into this restroom.”

Several years ago, a male employee “transgendered” to female. There was an uproar among the women employees regarding which bathroom this person was going to use. Fortunately, the tranny agreed to use a lockable unisex bathroom that was created from one of the men's restrooms. I think h/she is the only person who uses that facility.

45 posted on 07/30/2014 9:45:26 AM PDT by riverdawg
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To: wagglebee

I trust these restrooms are also open for dogs and cats. Litter boxes and pee rugs are an important part of genuine accessibility.


46 posted on 07/30/2014 11:26:01 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (This is a wake up call. Join the Sultan Knish ping list.)
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To: Zakeet

Science deniers!


47 posted on 07/30/2014 12:34:31 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: zerosix

“Since I don’t think the push is to allow biological women to stand beside them at the urinals, but then, I could be wrong and these women without a penis might be demanding to use a urinal - they are that nuts!!!”

Have you ever been to see a showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show?” In my younger years I decided to see what the hoopla was all about....I still have the memory of the womyn using the urinals seared into my brain....what has been seen cannot be unseen.


48 posted on 07/30/2014 12:39:10 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: CSM

Guess I’ll have to check it out. (RH, that is)


49 posted on 07/30/2014 12:42:11 PM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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