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I don't want my little girl going into a genderless public restroom where she could easily be trapped in a stall and subjected to unwanted and inappropriate lewd, sexual attention from a male.
I am a mother; if public restrooms, changing rooms, etc. become genderless then I suppose I will have to chaperone my youngster whenever she goes out.
Or we could go back to the 1950's and make sure that each public toilet has a female attendant inside to monitor supplies and function as a deterrent for men who stalk and harrass women sexually, following them into restrooms to do so.
I'm trying to imagine how upsetting it would have been for me as a middle-schooler if an older boy or an adult man had tried to trap me alone in a public restroom and attack me; the restroom is supposed to be a safe and private place.
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