By Scott Tibbs, June 26, 2017
If we are going to have a debate on transgender restroom access, can we please have an actual debate instead of meaningless, hypocritical virtue signaling? A friend of mine posted this picture on his personal Facebook page of a sign indicating that a single occupancy, lockable private restroom is an "all gender" restroom.
One of my favorite restaurants has has "all gender" restrooms, but they do not call them that. They call them unisex restrooms. Single occupancy, lockable private restrooms obviously do not need to be restricted to one sex. In fact, all of our homes have unisex restrooms and have always had them.
Therefore, there is absolutely no need to put a "gender inclusive" sign on the restroom. It is a waste of wall space and money. They are patting themselves on the back for accomplishing nothing at all.
I commented on the picture and urged my friend to call them out on their hypocrisy the next time he is there. Why is the business using sexist images? Can't men wear dresses? Can't women wear pants? Why are they perpetuating sexist gender roles and stereotypes? (Note: The questions in this paragraph are sarcasm.)
They are hypocrites pretending to be for trans-inclusivity. They are virtue signaling and patting themselves on the back while doing absolutely nothing of substance. This does not force people out of their comfort zone and make people recognize that trans women are, in fact, women and should be permitted to use the women's restroom. (Trans women are not women, of course, but Leftists say they are.)
Not one single trans woman or trans man has had his alleged "civil right" to use the restroom that corresponds to his or her "gender identity" expanded. It is completely meaningless.
Target took a lot of heat for their transgender restroom policies, and they were wrong. But even in being wrong, Target at least had the courage of their convictions to make multiple occupancy public restrooms trans-inclusive. They have far more integrity than these pathetic, sniveling cowards.