Aaron the Illustrator
Illustrations by Aaron Fernandez
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The History of Gender Segregated Bathrooms

The Past Hundred Years Of Gender-Segregated Public Restrooms

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While anti-transgender bathroom bills have only recently gained momentum, gender-segregated public restrooms have been sites of gender inequity for over a century. Cultural anxieties about bodily secretions, disease, sex, shame, and power — codified into law and reinforced by Hollywood — have allowed the segregated institution to stand. But should we let it?

for BuzzFeed News

5.17.2016

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