The toilet debate: Stalling trans possibilities and defending ‘women’s protected spaces’

The toilet debate: Stalling trans possibilities

and defending ‘women’s protected spaces’

 

Author/s: Charlotte Jones, Jen Slater

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 Publication date: 2020

 Summary:

 As one of the few explicitly gender-separated spaces, the toilet has become a prominent site of conflict and a focal point for ‘gender-critical’ feminism. In this article for The Sociological Review, we draw upon an AHRC-funded project, Around the Toilet, to reflect upon and critique trans-exclusionary and trans-hostile narratives of toilet spaces.