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Sacramento Opens Public Bathrooms For Homeless People

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.30.2016 | Good News

This is a vital pit stop. Sacramento, California, has launched “The Pit Stop” a six-month pilot program, which provides public restrooms for peop...

What Is to Stop a Man From Using a Woman's Bathroom?

Quora | Posted 06.05.2016 | Queer Voices

There are zero situations in which trans people have attacked anyone in a bathroom. If we can't trust straight cisgender men to behave, then we should be policing and punishing them, not everyone else.

Debunking Bathroom Myths

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 11.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Brynn Tannehill

All of this is that fear mongering and legislation against transgender people using bathrooms has zero actual benefit, and many clearly understood consequences that affect both transgender and cisgender people.

Potty Talk

Barbara Hammond | Posted 07.27.2016 | Fifty
Barbara Hammond

I know there are many places that have unisex bathrooms now, so women can blame men. NO, it's not men hosing down the stall, trust me. My husband actually was appalled to think men were too lazy to even lift the seat. Then I told him it probably wasn't the men who made that disgusting mess.

Airport Bathrooms Will Drain Your Soul

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
Elaine Ambrose

As a frequent traveler through life and space, I often have the need to use a restroom in an airport. Such necessary actions require tenacity, humility, and tolerance, human attributes that may not eagerly spring into action after sitting four hours on a plane with a middle-age bladder.

The Gender Police

Olivia Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Olivia Wilson

The tribalism of organizing the world into categories comes from a very basic place to identify those around us. There are those that are men, those that are women and there are those that are not. Having the wisdom to know when it matters is what will make the world a better place.

Here's The Real Reason Women's Bathroom Lines Are So Long (NEW BOOK)

Lee Jackson | Posted 01.24.2015 | Books
Lee Jackson

Where did strangers answer the "call of nature" in Victorian London? At the start of Victoria's reign, options were limited. Some pubs had primitive outdoor "urinals" -- no more than a vertical slab of stone -- but men largely resorted to the nearest alley.

This Hand Dryer Study Will Have You Saying 'Ewwww'

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 11.21.2014 | Science

In the supermarket, it's paper or plastic. In many public restrooms, it's paper towels or electric hand dryers--and a new study from England adds to a...

Dispatch From Ghana: The Promise of Dignity

Jacqueline Novogratz | Posted 12.14.2014 | Impact
Jacqueline Novogratz

Dignity requires shifting from a worldview based on inevitability to one based on possibility. It requires bringing our best selves.

Top 10 Public Toilets Worth Talking About

Cheapflights | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Loo, john, commode, porcelain god, toilet -- whatever you call it, we all need one at some point during our travels. So, why not make it an interesting stop along the way?

A Bathroom Inspired By An Airstream Trailer Has Us Scratching Our Heads

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 05.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

Bathrooms and kitchens are usually the first areas in a home to be remodeled. Whether they are still shrouded in eras past (green shag rug in the bath...

Your Worst Public Bathroom Nightmare

Posted 05.08.2013 | Comedy

When the lock on the bathroom stall won't quite latch. Maybe it will be fine? Nope. It's gonna open. No matter what....

Why Taking Kids To A Public Bathroom Is The WORST

nickmom | Posted 03.14.2013 | Parents

Written by Adrienne Hedger for NickMom You probably didn’t think it was possible to make public restrooms any less enjoyable ... and then you had...

Taiwan Minister Wants Men To Sit Down To Pee

Posted 08.29.2012 | World

Stephen Shen wants men to take a seat. In an effort to clean up the country's public toilets, Shen, an Environmental Protection Administration (EPA...

These Public Restrooms Are Straight-Up Terrifying | Posted 07.16.2012 | Weird News

When you gotta go, you gotta go. But hopefully it won't be in one of these terrifying public potties....

PHOTOS: 10 Of The World's Great Public Bathrooms

Oyster | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel

Who hasn't ducked into a hotel to make use of a clean public restroom while on vacation?

'Don't Touch The Toilet!' Confessions of a Germaphobe

Eva Glettner | Posted 08.19.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

I grab a paper towel to turn on the faucet. I flush with my foot. I try to do this discreetly because I don't want my kids to copy my OCD habits. Unfortunately, the little buggers have caught on.

Video Ads On Public-Bathroom Mirrors (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.08.2012 | Business

Public-bathroom mirrors now play electronic ads as you wash, primp, brush -- and bemoan no end to product bombardment. The LED mirrors by Novo Ad ...

Public Toilets vs. Newly Potty Trained Kids

Amber Dusick | Posted 08.01.2013 | Parents
Amber Dusick

Don't fall for that potty training propaganda. Keep them in diapers as long as possible. Public bathrooms are not fun places to take grabby kids who like to explore everything.

Where Is the Magic?

James Altucher | Posted 01.30.2012 | Comedy
James Altucher

When I was a kid I didn't want money. I didn't want to be a VP at a company, like all my friends' parents were. I wanted to fly into outerspace. Or be a hobbit. Everywhere I looked I saw opportunities for magic.

WATCH: Drunk Guy Locked In Bathroom Stall Makes Amazing Escape

Posted 08.22.2011 | Comedy

This group of guys has had a fun night out, but they don't have a lot of words of wisdom when one of their friends gets stuck in a bathroom stall. ...