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The Next Step in Equality: Genderless Bathrooms
Posted on Jun 13, 2013
Transgender people face discrimination every time they go to restrooms marked men or women; as the NSA destroys our sense of privacy, perhaps rather than looking to Orwell’s “1984,” we should brush up on our Kafka; meanwhile, journalist Phyllis Richman responds decades later to a misogynistic letter from a Harvard professor regarding married women pursuing graduate studies. These discoveries and more below.
On a regular basis, Truthdig brings you the news items and odds and ends that have found their way to Larry Gross, director of the USC Annenberg School for Communication. A specialist in media and culture, art and communication, visual communication and media portrayals of minorities, Gross helped found the field of gay and lesbian studies.
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