Why you should care
Because civil rights.
By now, the bathroom brawl has come to the White House. Eleven states have sued the Obama administration for its support of transgender student access to the bathrooms they prefer. Here’s our take, expressed in this publication before: Why on earth does anyone care where we pee? Someone has deeply misunderstood the purpose of the bathroom, which, as we have argued before, is to do your business, wash your hands and GTFO.
To be fair, there are some reasons why we might not want the federal government dipping into this issue— and OZY’s own Carlos Watson hosted a debate on the issue on PBS’ Point Taken. Protip: Do check out out iO Tillett Wright!