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|Every Civil Rights Movement |
It all seems to boil down to bathrooms. Every
civil righs movement has a bathroom movement. The Disabilities
Rights Movement? Bathroom accessibility. The Black Civil
Rights Movement? Bathroom sharing. The Equal Rights Movement?
Anti-ERA forces said that if the amendment were passed there would
be unisex bathrooms.
No women could even be elected to the Senate until bathrooms were
built for them.
Gay Rights Movement was specifically about towel-snapping gay men in
showers. At first I was disheartened that the whole issue of
gays in the military was reduced to porcelain, but then I though it
was good, because it meant we had arrived as a genuine civil rights
- Kate Clinton, Don't Get Me Started