So Trump repealed a law Obama put in place making it illegal to tell a trans person to pee in the bathroom of their sex instead of their gender. Wasn’t even a law, it was just guidance that apparently was heading to the Supreme Court anyway. My bad, my grasp of America isn’t super. My Twitter feed is all in a tizzy about it and I figured I’d do a quick shit post covering the main concerns of the trans bathroom debate. Strap in.


First of all, there are trans men too, not just trans women. Though ofcourse this debate seems to be centred on trans women and the ladies bathroom.

As for abuse and violence? If you dig deep enough you can find 50 instances of this happening world wide. Like how Liberty Council did. If we take *just* the ones which happened on American soil you’re left with 34, across 32 years. Just over 1 a year. You’re more likely to fall off the toilet and die than be abused by a trans person in a bathroom.

This is then compounded the fact that statistics show trans people to make up between 0.3% and 0.6% of the population – but for generosity sake, lets say 1%. That means for every 100 people you meet, 99 of them won’t be trans and 1 will. The chances that you are even going to be in the bathroom at the same time as a trans person are tiny, let alone be abused by one.


So we should ban lesbians too then? Or can lesbians control their sexual urges inherently better than anyone else? What’s the science on this?

Oh and don’t even pull that “but lesbians are a minority” crap either. Trans women are a smaller minority, not to mention research has shown that women tend to be bisexual but never straight. Not sure how much I believe it, but yeah, it has been studied.

Oh, and also trans women’s sexuality seems to be almost 30/30/30 split between bi, straight and lesbian.


Again, this issue isn’t merely about trans women. It’s about trans people, that includes trans men. Creating a law to keep trans women out of the women’s restroom inherently puts trans men in there. Unless you want to start creating a “one rule for one another rule for another” situation – which isn’t really in line with freedom & equality.

If you want guys like the below in your bathrooms then please ladies, continue pushing this crap:


I’m trans, I’m dysphoric as heck about stuff like that. The last thing I’m gonna do is get it out and wave it around you know? If I’m using a changing room or going to the bathroom, I’m gonna go in, go in a stall, do what I need to do, then go out. In the case of locker rooms where there are no stalls – I’d more than likely go into a bathroom stall all the same.

Think of trans people like the fat girl who wears a tshirt in the swimming pool. We’re not going to be showing you anything we don’t want you to see dude.


My 5’10” skinny bio sex female partner can pin me with one hand. ONE HAND.

I know, that’s anecdotal, but in general trans women are on hormones which block testosterone. This hormone is basically entirely responsible for the strength gap between biosex females and males. Once you start blocking it, and replacing it with oestrogen as per a biosex female, your body starts to function more like a biosex female.

So you produce less muscle, your bone density gets less and falls in line with your gender. Your bones can’t get shorter, so if you’re tall you’ll always be tall, but you’ll be more akin to a tall female in bone density than a tall male. Sidebar: this is why blocker medication for trans kids is so important, because a lot of the changes that happen in natural puberty are totally irreversible, but they don’t need to be reversed at all if they never happened.

And once again. Trans men are a thing. For all the reasons I explained above, but in reverse, trans men in the women’s bathroom are more “dangerous” than trans women in terms of strength. Testosterone beefs them up, adds to their bone density. I guarantee you there are very few trans women who could beat trans men in a straight wrestle competition. This is not a legitimate argument for what you’re aiming for.

If there’s any I missed feel free to let me know, I’ll address any concern you throw my way. 🙂 






12 thoughts on “#MakeTranniesPeeAgain

  1. Hobbyist Contrarian says:

    I like how the argument rests on the assumption that anyone with a penis is too dangerous to be allowed alone with a woman, even if they dislike it. I find that personally offensive.

    Three things, though:

    A) It was not a law but “guidance” issued by the Obama administration, and it’s been stuck in court almost permanently, so I doubt there’ll be much of a material effect.

    B) Personally I think we should just continue with the experiment with unisex bathrooms.

    C) Who even uses public toilets anyway?

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  2. trashonthecurb says:

    Hi, I hope this won’t come off as accusatory or.. demanding, but I wondering if you had any numbers to suggest that these sort of protections are necessary?

    I think the core reason to each of these is the (however minute) chance of “if someone is being a creep to me child in a bathroom, security won’t do anything because these decrees?”. Similar to the cottonceiling thing of, no not being assaulted right now but I could be called a transphobe and ostracised if something happened. I hope that makes sense.

    I think that if a person gets security called on them for being in a bathroom, there was probably a legitimate reason for it.


    • cursede says:

      The thing is – if someone is being creepy in the bathroom/changing rooms, it really shouldn’t matter what genitals/chromosomes they’ve got. They should be ejected for being creepy. Being a trans woman is not going to be an excuse for staring at kids naked – any more than being a woman would be for a grown woman doing the same.

      I think it really is a non-issue.


      • trashonthecurb says:

        I think the same, but the fear is that these sort of protection laws would stop trans people from being treated the same. That they would be protected from the consequences of loitering in bathrooms and creeping people out out of fear of invoking these laws.

        Which is why I ask if there any evidence that protections are necessary. Are a number of establishments not allowing people to use the bathroom they present as? For any sort of legislative protections for a group, I always wonder the need vs how it could be exploited.

        I think a lot of fear around it comes from that too.

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        • cursede says:

          As far as I know, the laws tend to be about banning trans from their chosen bathroom. Rather than protecting it, outside of this federal guidance anyway.

          When these laws have been put in place to ban, businesses have caved quickly from social pressure and a loss of business. So yeah, there’s no real necessity for protections. But I guess the aim was to try and stop people from trying to ban.

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          • trashonthecurb says:

            True. It would be interesting to see a comparison of numbers. So much of this debate is based around people worrying about Worst Case Scenarios. Which people can laugh off, I use to too. I use to be one of those people who said “gay marriage? Get over it, they’re not going to force you to do anything” …and then that whole thing about people getting sued for not wanting to make a wedding cake. Now I think we have to listen to people’s fear for a worst case scenario. And definitely shouldn’t be quick to dismiss them…

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