Northwestern University Announces Opening of Gender-Neutral, Multi-Stall Restroom

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CHICAGO – Northwestern University, a private institution in Chicago, has announced the installation of a gender-neutral, multi-stall restroom, and hopes the new facility will influence other universities to install similar restrooms on their campuses.

Northwestern University’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) said in a recent press release that they were “thrilled to announce” the addition of the restroom.

“ISGMH is proud to be the first unit on the Northwestern campus to have a gender-neutral, multi-stall restroom, and to be a trailblazer in supporting civil and health equity,” said Francesa Gaiba, associate director of ISGMH. “We hope to inspire other universities to do the same.”

The release described Northwestern as “a leader in the gender-neutral bathroom debate” and said the new facility offers “a safe space for individuals to use the restroom.”

“Other universities have made strides in supporting the transgender and gender non-conforming community by offering single-stall, gender-neutral restrooms,” it stated. “ISGMH has taken this a step further by instating a multi-stall restroom that is open to people of all genders, however they may identify.”

Although the gender-neutral restroom is not located on the university’s main campus, but rather in a downtown Chicago building where the ISGMH’s offices are located, Northwestern University celebrated the new facility with a post on the school’s Instagram page.

“Northwestern is proud to be the first major university in #Chicago to install a multi-stall, gender neutral restroom, joining 150 other institutions across the country. #PrideMonth #LGBTQIA,” the post read, along with a picture of the “All Gender Restroom” signage on the restroom door.

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A sign affixed to the new restroom door read, “Sometimes because of how people look, they aren’t allowed to use the restroom. We can do better!”

The university’s press release referenced an op-ed written by Gaiba and published last year on the website Truth-out.org. In her op-ed, Gaiba urges cities, schools, and businesses to open gender-neutral restrooms so that transgenders will not feel uncomfortable using restrooms that do not correspond with their biological sex.

“The bottom line is that going to a public bathroom is a basic human need and as our society evolves, the codes regulating our lives need to evolve with them,” Gaiba wrote.

In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times, Gaiba admitted that she was “taken aback” the first time she walked into a gender-neutral restroom and saw a man washing his hands, but she said she soon got used to it.

“It took me about two seconds to get over,” she said.

As previously reported, Northwestern University announced in 2014 that it would begin offering “gender open” restrooms to its students in order to be more accommodating to transgender students.

The school was originally founded by Methodists, and holds to the motto of “Quaecumque Sunt Vera,” which is Latin for “whatsoever things are true”—a phrase taken from Philippians 4:8.


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  • Reason2012

    “Northwestern is proud to be the first major university in #Chicago to install a multi-stall, gender neutral restroom, joining 150 other institutions across the country. #PrideMonth #LGBTQIA,” the post read, along with a picture of the “All Gender Restroom” signage on the restroom door

    Catch that? The truth is they’re proud to be promoting mental dysfunction as normal and to indoctrinate everyone else into accepting it as reality. They do not care about equal rights – they care and are proud about indoctrinating everyone else into accepting such dysfunctionality as normal.

    When you install bathrooms, there’s nothing to be proud about – unless it’s in promotion of a perversion agenda and indoctrinating everyone else – then you’re beaming with pride.

    • Ambulance Chaser

      Did it occur to you that they might be proud BECAUSE they’re promoting equal rights?

      • sandycm

        But, if they do that still have a “women only” bathroom, as well as the “gender neutral” one, then they are taking away equal rights of women and girls.

        • Ambulance Chaser

          Huh?

    • TheKingOfRhye

      How is this “promoting” anything or “indoctrinating” anything? Especially indoctrinating. If you don’t like the idea of a unisex bathroom, fine…don’t use them. Like I said elsewhere, though, this isn’t even anything new.

  • FoJC

    How is it designed? Is the wash area completely separated from the urinal section? Are the stalls completely enclosed allowing for total privacy, or are they designed with the traditional stall sectionals? From images I’ve seen, they aren’t completely private.

    This is just a step toward public nudity being accepted and practiced among the general population.

    Follow Jesus, find Wisdom.

    • Amos Moses – He>i

      are the stalls sound proof ……….

      • Sisyphus

        What does sound proof have to do with anything? Are you offended by the sound of flatulence? It’s really pretty natural for all genders?

        • Amos Moses – He>i

          not private then …. is it ……..

          • Bob Johnson

            Ya, I just hate it when the guy in the next stall over is on his cell phone.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            ewwww ……….

          • TheKingOfRhye

            What annoys me is when it’s the guy in the next stall watching YouTube or playing music. It’s like, cmon, ever heard of a thing called headphones?

          • Sisyphus

            Embarrassed about the way your “god” crafted your bodily functions?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            mans fallen state ….. is mans rejection of truth …… and what you describe is the results of that rejection …………..

          • TheKingOfRhye

            “what you describe is the results of that rejection”

            The noises certain bodily functions sometimes make????

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            yep ……… results of the fall of man ……….. the results of the rejection of God and the truth ……. the result of the embrace of sin and its effects on our lives and deaths ………

          • TheKingOfRhye

            And people that don’t “reject the truth” don’t make noises in the bathroom?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            we are all affected by the fall …………. everyone …………..

          • Sisyphus

            The sounds one may make while evacuating their bowels or urinating are a result of a “fallen state”? That is just kooky talk.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            and to those who are perishing ….. truth is foolishness ……….

    • This style 10/6

      They don’t have urinals.

    • Bob Johnson

      “From images I’ve seen, they aren’t completely private.”
      Private? google “outdoor urinals”

  • Amos Moses – He>i

    When we can no longer tell the truth because the truth will bring the whole rotten, fragile status quo down in a heap of broken promises and lies, we’ve reached the perfection of dysfunction.

    You know the one essential guideline to “leadership” in a doomed dysfunctional system: when it gets serious, you have to lie. In other words, the status quo’s secular goddess is TINA–there is no alternative to lying, because the truth will bring the whole corrupt structure tumbling down.

    This core dynamic of dysfunction is scale-invariant, meaning that hiding the truth is the core dynamic in dysfunctional relationships, households, communities, enterprises, cities, corporations, states, alliances, nations and empires: when the truth cannot be told because it threatens the power structure of the status quo, that status quo is doomed.

    Lies, half-truths and cover-ups are all manifestations of fatal weakness. What lies, half-truths and cover-ups communicate is: we can no longer fix our real problems, and rather than let this truth out, we must mask it behind lies and phony reassurances.

    • This style 10/6

      I had not realized that gender neutral bathrooms are going to destroy western society as we know it.

      • Amos Moses – He>i

        good ……… you now know ……… it has little to do with trannies and more to do with rejection of the truth …………. sorry you missed that salient point ……

        • This style 10/6

          I have gender neutral bathrooms right here in my house. My doctor’s office has one. I guess we are corrupted here in Ontario. We even elected a lesbian in a same sex marriage as premier.

          Ah well, I suppose we are for the lake of fire.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            again …. Good you know …………..

        • Sisyphus

          Rejection of the truth? Any truth to be understood is not in that silly book you seem to love

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            again …. rejection of truth ………. and you demonstrate your rejection of truth …… thnx ……… and i do not love the book ….. i love the one who wrote it …………

          • Sisyphus

            I reject your version of the”truth”; Which one of the authors of the Bible do you love? There are many.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            i have no version of the truth … there is no “your” truth and “my” truth …. that is a lie ….. there is only one author of scripture and Truth ….. they are theopneustos ……….

            Strong’s Greek: 2315. θεόπνευστος (theopneustos) — God-breathed …
            2315 theópneustos (from 2316 /theós, “God” and 4154 /pnéō, “breathe out”) – properly, God-breathed, referring to the divine inspiration (inbreathing) of Scripture …

      • Bob Johnson

        And we’ve found multi-stall, neutral bathrooms in Europe, Chile, India and probably several other places. Actually lots of places they are so common you don’t even think about it.

        • Sisyphus

          Lots of places, folks are not obsessed with who might see or simply know they are having a tinkle or dropping a deuce.

          • Bob Johnson

            And my wife really likes them because any line that a line forms, it is the same speed for everybody. No more long waits only on the woman’s side.

        • sandycm

          Well, I think about it. I’ve found more separate male/female rest rooms than “neutral” ones.

        • Sisyphus

          The toilets in Ephesus consisted in a long row of holes above a ditch in a relatively open environment. My favorite aspect of them, is wealthy Ephesians would send one of their slaves to “warm up” the stone prior to his/her master doing his business. That arrangement was not unique to Ephesus either.

          • Bob Johnson

            Been there, they had communal brushes for cleaning yourself afterwards.

      • Sisyphus

        Western society, as we know it, could probably use a little destruction.

    • TheKingOfRhye

      Hey, another uncredited copy-and-paste job, awesome. Now the question is, how is any of that relevant? What “lie” is Northwestern engaging in by installing a gender-neutral restroom?

      • Amos Moses – He>i

        yawn ………. ” What “lie” is Northwestern engaging” ……. that gender is “neutral” ………. “gender-neutral restroom” … you wrote the lie and you cannot even recognize the lies you are spreading ……….

        • TheKingOfRhye

          Where did they, or anyone else, claim that “gender is neutral”? What would that even mean, anyway?

          “Gender neutral” here just means usable by, or applicable to, people of any gender. Like how there’s gender neutral language, for instance, talking about “police officers” instead of “policemen” or “policewomen”.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            no …. just more lies they want you to believe ….. and you do believe them …… changing the language does not change reality …… it only makes the lie you want to believe more “palatable” ………. but it is still a lie ….. they (the PTB) want to destroy gender ….. want to destroy womanhood because the woman is the one who bears children in the image of God …… and this is a DIRECT ATTACK on women and their rights and their being ……. and you support it ………

          • TheKingOfRhye

            I ask again, because you didn’t answer….what “lie”? It’s not “gender is neutral” (and again, I don’t even understand what that means), because NW did NOT say that. They offer a bathroom that can be used by people of any gender. Is that somehow a lie? Unisex bathrooms, which have existed long before this, are a lie?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            “It’s not “gender is neutral” ”

            but that is what people hear …. and that is what they want people to believe …… and when you have everyone in the same bathroom ….. that is the reality …… and it is a lie ………..

          • zampogna

            You should not be calling it a “lie”. You should be saying “I personally disagree”. A lie is when someone deliberately tells an untruth and that is not what’s going on here. No one’s setting out to deceive anyone else.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            no … it is a lie and i will call it a lie ……….

          • zampogna

            It is really time you stopped presuming to know what other people’s thoughts and motives are. If you go through life suspecting everyone to be dishonest or a liar, you are bound to be incorrect far more often than you are correct.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            a lie is a lie …….. whether they acknowledge it or not ……. whether they realize what they are saying ….. OR NOT ……

          • zampogna

            No, Amos. You can misinform someone not on purpose and that is not a lie, it’s an error. A lie is a deliberate thing. Might want to finally invest in that dictionary.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            no …. a lie is a lie ….. the truth is knowable …… spreading lies makes a person a liar ….. whether they know it and realize it or not …. ignorance does not alter the truth ……….

          • zampogna

            It is not possible to unknowingly lie to someone. It isn’t a lie in that case because there was no intention to deceive or mislead. Why do you fight me on this?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            sure it is ….. people do it all day long when they reject God and truth ………. and it is no less a lie ………….

          • zampogna

            If a person rejects God it is because they legitimately don’t believe God exists. Therefore it’s not a lie, in face as far as they are concerned they are being very true to themselves and their world.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            they have no “legitimate belief” He does not exist …………. and it is STILL a lie ……… lies do not become truth due to belief or non-belief ……….. sorry ….. but that is also a lie ……….

          • zampogna

            NO, Amos. In the first place no one knows if God exists, despite how strong their faith is. But even if you’re right and God exists, the atheist still isn’t lying because he’s not WITHHOLDING THE TRUTH in a dishonest way. You still cannot grasp that a lie involves deliberate deception.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            ALL men know God exists …… the evidence is abundant …… you do not accept scripture ………….. sorry ….. you are wrong and spouting more LIES …..

          • Bob Johnson

            “ALL men know God exists ……”
            Christianity, Judaism, Islam = 55% of world population
            That leaves 45% of the population that disagrees with your statement.

            And since many here claim Islam worships a different god, that drops you number to only 32%.
            A far cry from ALL men…

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            nope …. that leaves 45% who believe a lie ………… and they lie to themselves ……… and i will agree about muslims …… but they all still know and lie to themselves to cover that lie ….. and it is truly active denial ….. they expend great effort to cover that lie up …………..

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            the VERY FIRST lie ….. is the suppression of the truth of Gods existence ……… everything follows that very SELF DECEPTION ……..

          • zampogna

            OK, well since I’ve already told you that the dictionary definition of a lie means a deliberate deception, I want you to tell me how the person making the statement said something he KNEW was incorrect. Go ahead.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            they DELIBERATELY DECEIVE themselves …… and everything FOLLOWS that pattern …………so what ……….

          • zampogna

            THAT IS NOT A LIE. You CANNOT tell people what they believe, and in this case you cannot tell people what they believe is self deceiving just because you don’t believe it yourself. Don’t you see what you’re doing? You’re applying your own opinion to the decisions of other people. I could just as easily say you’re deliberately deceiving yourself with a lot of beliefs I disagree with, but I would KNOW it was just my opinion.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            nope … GOD has told the entirety of mankind ….. every man knows ………. and every man is in active denial of Gods existence ….. until God intervenes ……….

          • zampogna

            This is not about God. This is about your inability to understand the definition of a word. A lie is not a lie unless there is deliberate deceit. That’s all there is to it. And whether you like it or not, atheists exist.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            it is ABSOLUTELY about God …. this is a christian forum … God IS ALWAYS part of the discussion …………..

          • zampogna

            It’s not about God, it’s not about Christianity or any other religion. It’s about you not understanding that a lie needs to contain a deceptive component, it isn’t just about being wrong which could EASILY happen unintentionally.

          • GregorHodge

            You are clearly a mindless idiot. Lying is when you set out to deceive somebody on purpose. Telling them wrong information when they don’t know it’s wrong isn’t lying. Buy yourself a fricking dictionary already.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            NOPE …… whether you are deceived by the lie and then just repeat it …… it does not matter ……….. a lie …… IS A LIE …………

          • GregorHodge

            So you go to the grocery store and ask a clerk what aisle toilet paper is in. She makes a mistake and says aisle 6. It’s actually in aisle 7. Did she LIE?

          • TheKingOfRhye

            No one is saying that if one believes something, that alone makes it true. BUT, if someone does sincerely believe something that is not true, they are not lying, they’re simply wrong.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            sincerely believing a lie does not make it truth ……. sincere belief has nothing to do with the truth …… the truth is knowable …… without any experimentation or other discipline ….. and to just accept a lie makes one just as much a liar as the one who knows it is a lie and spreads it likewise ………..

          • TheKingOfRhye

            “sincerely believing a lie does not make it truth”

            True. Again, no one here is saying that it does. I never said that, I never saw anyone else say that, anyone who does say that is quite frankly…an idiot.

            “the truth is knowable without any experimentation or other discipline”

            Are you saying you know the truth of things without having any evidence for it, or even without anything like using reasoning?

            “and to just accept a lie makes one just as much a liar as the one who knows it is a lie and spreads it likewise”

            No, it does not. Not if you believed the lie to be the truth. That doesn’t make what you accepted true, but it clearly means you didn’t have the intent to deceive. (definition of “lie”, from Merriam-Webster:
            to make an untrue statement with intent to deceive) Like I said before, you’d just be mistaken, wrong, incorrect, etc..

            I mean, come on now….surely that’s happened to you more than once, you’ve been wrong about something but told others what you thought was the truth? Let’s say you thought it was Friday, but it was really Thursday, and you told someone it was Friday. Are you then a liar for saying that?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            “Are you saying you know the truth of things without having any evidence for it, or even without anything like using reasoning?”

            God knows the truth and has revealed that truth ……….. the evidence …. ALL the evidence supports it ….. if the “evidence does not support the truth then it is false “evidence” ………..

            “intent to deceive”

            is irrelevant as to if it is the truth or not ……….. and absent intent …. it is still a lie …….

          • TheKingOfRhye

            “”intent to deceive” is irrelevant as to if it is the truth or not”

            Read what I said AGAIN. I agreed with that!

            “God knows the truth and has revealed that truth”

            I wasn’t asking about God, I was asking about you. You said “the truth is knowable”, and I assume you meant knowable by people like me or you. I was asking HOW you would know the truth, if not by “experimentation or other discipline”. It’s a straightforward enough question, which led naturally from what you said yourself. Are you unable to answer that?

          • Dick Leppky

            These people who are so ‘obsessed’ about ‘gender neutral’ are not referring to a bathroom option. Furthermore, the ‘gender neutralists’ that are pushing this agenda are “lying” about the truth….the TRUTH is what God determined…and the DNA of the lyers proves that truth. Amos is right again.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            I don’t even know what you are talking about. What on earth is a “gender neutralist”? What “agenda” are they pushing?

          • Dick Leppky

            Just like Amos has been trying to tell you and your circular arguments. You can’t handle the truth so you simply deflect.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Amos was saying, that by opening a gender-neutral restroom, Northwestern is making a statement that “gender is neutral”. I asked him what that would mean, but he never answered. I asked you what a “gender neutralist” is. (Hey, if I’m going to argue with someone, I should at least know exactly they’re talking about, right??) You didn’t answer that. And *I’m* the one “deflecting”????

            Also, what “circular arguments”?

          • TheKingOfRhye

            “changing the language does not change reality”

            So….calling police officers police officers is an attempt to change reality?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            it is an attempt to deceive ……. what is wrong with policeMAN or policeWOMAN (used to be a TV show, Angie Dickinson was so sexy) ………… except that you want to believe the lie that “gender” is a non-issue ………..

          • TheKingOfRhye

            OK, so if I wanted to refer to a bunch of police officers that consisted of men and women, it would be an “attempt to deceive” by calling them police officers? Or even just “police”, for that matter? (another example of gender-neutral language)

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            sure …. but that has nothing to do with bathrooms ……. or gender ….. and the attempt to deceive has to do with bathrooms and it being an attack on women by saying gender is “neutral” ….. when it is not ….

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Who’s saying “gender is neutral”, though? No one. And how on earth is having this bathroom an “attack on women”? No one is forcing women to use it, are they?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            “Who’s saying “gender is neutral”, though?”

            “gender-neutral restroom”

            you did ….. when you used that lie …………

          • TheKingOfRhye

            But it’s not a lie. The restroom is available to use by people of any gender. That is the definition of the term “gender neutral”.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            it is a lie because gender is not neutral ………..

          • TheKingOfRhye

            First of all, tell what “gender is neutral” would even mean. Since I’ve never heard anyone say it.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            when you allow for a “gender neutral” bathroom …… you are telling everyone it is neutral …..

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Are you going to answer my question, or should I just go ahead and assume you have no idea what you’re talking about?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            i am not here to answer your questions …… they are irrelevant …… i am here to give the truth …… and you reject truth ………. so what …………..

          • TheKingOfRhye

            My question was what the meaning of something you said was. That’s irrelevant? Your own meaning is irrelevant??

            Okay then.

        • Tangent002

          Hospital scrubs are gender-neutral. Is that a ‘lie’ as well?

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            no they are not ….. i worked in a hospital ….. they are not “gender neutral” ….. they are “uniform” to a degree ….. not the same thing ………… not cut the same …………

        • Ambulance Chaser

          You can’t be lying if you’re not making a statement.

          • Amos Moses – He>i

            ?????????????????????? ………. yes you can …………

          • TheKingOfRhye

            How?

    • Sisyphus

      Where is your citation? Plagiarism is also a lie.

      • Amos Moses – He>i

        its is not plagiarism if you recognize it was not mine …. and you know it is not mine ….. not enough ellipses ……….. cut, paste and GOOGLE …… should bring it right up ………

  • FoJC

    If this becomes the norm for public restrooms, what happens when a man is changing clothes between jobs due to a hectic schedule and a nine year old girl walks in seeing him in the buff?

    New rules for gender neutral restrooms? You Cannot Change Clothes in this Restroom.

    Gender neutral restrooms are not new. I’ve seen them in different places for years. The key is making them single occupancy, or at least separating the hand wash/make-up area from the fully enclosed (solid, sealed locking doors with a ceiling) toilet stalls.

    Follow Jesus, find Wisdom.

    • Bob Johnson

      Like what I do today, you go into the handicap stall, where there is more room and a couple of hooks. You change your clothes and leave.

      • This style 10/6

        The answer is so simple that I wonder what all the fuss is about!

      • Croquet_Player

        This is exactly what I did when, owing to a very tight schedule, I got off a plane and changed out of travel clothes into formal wedding guest clothing in an airport bathroom. Was it ideal? No. Did it work just fine? Yes. Don’t like the gender-neutral stalls? no problem, use a different bathroom. Honestly, I can’t understand all the fuss.

    • TheKingOfRhye

      “If this becomes the norm for public restrooms, what happens when a man
      is changing clothes between jobs due to a hectic schedule and a nine
      year old girl walks in seeing him in the buff?”

      Who would be changing clothes out in the open (not in a stall) anyway?

      “The key is making them single occupancy, or at least separating the hand
      wash/make-up area from the fully enclosed (solid, sealed locking doors
      with a ceiling) toilet stalls.”

      I don’t think I’ve ever seen a public restroom with ‘fully-enclosed stalls’ anywhere. Isn’t a normal stall privacy enough, or at least as much as one should expect in a public restroom? What’s the worst thing that someone would see if someone’s changing clothes in one of those…..feet?? Maybe the clothes someone just changed out of??

      • FoJC

        Your analysis isn’t grounded in reality.

        • TheKingOfRhye

          How is it not, exactly?

          • FoJC

            You don’t understand reality, so trying to explain reality to you would be pointless.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            If you’re not going to bother to tell me what in what I said was so “not grounded in reality”, then what’s the point? Do you have one?

          • FoJC

            That was the point.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            The point was just to insult me, I guess. Lovely.

          • FoJC

            You’re free to interpret as you wish. It’s your mind.

            But reality will remain the same.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            What was so out of touch with reality about what I said?

          • FoJC

            Refer to my previous statement.

          • TheKingOfRhye

            Look, if you can’t even answer a simple question, it’s pointless for me to continue this conversation. If you’ve got a point to make other than a vague, general attack on what I said, (and on me, at that!) make it.

    • Tangent002

      The handicap stall is usually large enough to accommodate changing clothes.

  • Robert

    Do they come with shovels or at the end of the day does some one just rack it up and Burry it all in the same hole. And is toilet paper allowed after your done?

  • zampogna

    Seems like a perfectly reasonable thing to me, maybe if a few more of these go in people will realize it’s not a deal – it’s a bathroom, go in, do what you normally do in a bathroom, and leave.

    • sandycm

      Sometimes women/girls must do things NOT in a stall, and don’t want a man/boy watching them.

      • TheKingOfRhye

        Then they shouldn’t be using a gender-neutral bathroom in that case. I honestly don’t see what the big deal about this is. It’s not like they’re forcing people to use it, are they?

      • Tangent002

        Such as?

      • Croquet_Player

        As a woman, I can’t imagine what these things are, but in any case, they can still use the other bathrooms.

  • Michael C

    Is this the first time anyone has heard of a unisex bathroom? Have you really never been someplace with a unisex bathroom before?

    • TheKingOfRhye

      For a minute there, I was thinking “no, we don’t have those here”…..but then I remembered, places sometimes have those “family restrooms”. Really, the same thing, just with a different name. I don’t ever recall anyone being up in arms about the existence of those.

    • NCOriolesFan

      Movie theaters for one so what’s the big deal other than NW wants to make this a big deal. Even my dad’s retirement facility has unisex bathrooms.

      • Michael C

        No, I’m talking about one area with multiple stalls with locking doors to be used by both men and women.

        Have none of you ever heard of such a thing? It’s not new. I’m having a hard time believing that nobody seems to have experienced these.

    • Robert

      Yes and I had to pee in the sink to. Wouldn’t have been so bad if every one would have giving me some privacy. The hardest thing was getting up on the thing porcelain is slippery standing on and
      Peeing in sinks is not for the novice. It should not be tried at home. That’s what unisex bathrooms are for if your a guy..because there isn’t any urinals.

      • Michael C

        Yes and I had to pee in the sink to. Wouldn’t have been so bad if every one would have giving me some privacy. The hardest thing was getting up on the thing .Porcelain is slippery when wet standing on and
        Peeing in sinks is not for the novice I slipt off more than twice busted my chin open to coming down on the thing. Sink peeing It should not be tried at home. That’s what unisex bathrooms are for if your a guy..because there isn’t any urinals. Some Numb skull removed them all !

        What a truly bizarre, disturbed, and barely coherent comment.

        Besides the single stall unisex bathrooms, every gender-neutral bathroom I’ve been in has had a section of urinals or a separate area with a trough.

        …and are you only capable of using a urinal? Do you have a urinal in your bathroom at home?

  • FoJC

    If society simply adds this to the list of public restrooms, then business costs go up and that is passed on through the products and services. It’s inefficient and unnecessary. If it’s government entities doing, then it’s a waste of tax payer’s money.

    Aside from this, the most important thing, is that it’s being used to promote sinful perversion. This is expected in the Last Days. The Coming of the LORD is at hand. All those who know Jesus should continue to seek Him ardently and not be distracted by economic, social, and government politics.

    Follow Jesus, find Wisdom.

  • Trilemma

    “You shall have a place outside the camp, and you shall go out to it. And you shall have a trowel with your tools, and when you sit down outside, you shall dig a hole with it and turn back and cover up your excrement. – Deuteronomy 23:12-13 ESV

    There are no instructions here to have separate places for men and women. Nor are there any instructions to create barriers or stalls. The public restroom of the ancient Israelites doesn’t sound very private.

    The Roman public restrooms at the time of Jesus also appear to have been gender neutral where women would sit next to men with no barriers. Gender specific restrooms are actually a relatively recent development in history.

    • NCOriolesFan

      I gather the word “camp” meant the woods, forest, whatever, not the city or urban areas.

      • TheKingOfRhye

        More like an army camp, apparently. Deut. 23:9: “When you are encamped against your enemies, then you shall keep yourself from every evil thing.”

      • Bob Johnson

        “meant the woods, forest, “

        Clearly you have never been to the Middle East.

        • FoJC

          Clearly you don’t realize it used to be very lush.

          • Bob Johnson

            citation please.

          • FoJC

            If you don’t know, then you’re not reading the Scriptures regularly. If you do know and just wanted to command me to give you the information, to that I say, Go look it up yourself.

          • Bob Johnson

            Exodus
            3:1 Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian: and he led the flock to the backside of the desert, and came to the mountain of God, [even] to Horeb.

            5:3 And they said, The God of the Hebrews hath met with us: let us go, we pray thee, three days’ journey into the desert, and sacrifice unto the LORD our God; lest he fall upon us with pestilence, or with the sword.

            15:22 So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water.

            17:3 And the people thirsted there for water; and the people murmured against Moses, and said, Wherefore [is] this [that] thou hast brought us up out of Egypt, to kill us and our children and our cattle with thirst?

            19:2 For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come [to] the desert of Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel camped before the mount.

            Numbers
            27:14 For ye rebelled against my commandment in the desert of Zin,

          • FoJC

            You’re one of those.

          • FoJC

            Timelines.

            The land given to the children of Israel was “flowing with milk and honey”. It was a lush land. Your citation is about a different area.

        • NCOriolesFan

          You’re right, Israel is on my bucket list.

      • Trilemma

        Camp meant wherever the Israelites stopped and stayed for awhile such as when they were encamped around Mount Sinai or whenever they stopped in their 40 year wondering in the wilderness to set up camp.

  • Croquet_Player

    What an enormous fuss over nothing. One minute people are freaked out about transgender people using the bathroom with them (as they have been doing all along, you just didn’t realize it) and now that some places are providing gender neutral bathrooms, (in addition to ordinary bathrooms) there’s a fuss about that too. Some people are never happy.

    • Robert

      l will have to pee in the sinks if they take the urinal out!. Good thing they got them little hand wipe things you can buy at dollar tree

  • NCOriolesFan

    “civil and health equity” except people with common sense, bodily dignity to use separate facilities and PRIVACY.

  • FoJC

    The issue about people having sinful and perverted feelings of being the opposite of their birth gender has dissolved into restrooms. Only in a country patterned after Sodom and Gomorrah or the Roman Empire would make a sin which calls God a liar into an issue about where a person drops their load.

    If transgenders die in their transgender condition, they will be cast away into Hell forever. Not only that, but prior to their body dying, they live a life of complete confusion, being oppressed and controlled by Satan. They need the power of God to set them free.

    The public bathroom issue comes down to what’s safest for children, not whether adults are in the same restroom with those of the opposite, or not so opposite, sex. If all bathrooms become gender neutral, then children will be even less safe than they are now among the sexually perverted.

    Follow Jesus, find Truth.

  • Robert

    A safer way for men to use gender neutral bathrooms . since some nubskull removed the urnal your going to have to use 3 sinks after you climb up on a sink put one foot in that sink stretch the other foot over one sink and set it down in the 3rd sink now you can easily pee in the middle sink with out sliping all over the place and squrting the walls and cellings and every where else but where you wanted to aim. You can use just one sink but it more dangerous once the pocilin is

  • mr goody two shoes

    The church of John Wesley,s methodism can hardly even be recognized in the modern versions now days.

  • Bob Johnson

    Are you getting the same ad for Nature Made? Seems a bit ironic.

  • Dianne

    How utterly appalling. And what will they do when there is a rape and they are SUED!

    Matthew 24:37-39 But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
    For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark,
    And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.

  • Joda Collns

    Perverts will be perverts, even if they hold a college degree or own a college.