BY Amy LaCount
on May 28, 2013
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the most exposed of them all?
Glasgow’s Shimmy Club is recently garnering some much-deserved criticism for installing one-way mirrors, also known as two-way mirrors, in women’s bathrooms so that male customers can receive a peep show.
In order to catch a look at these unsuspecting women’s reflections, clubgoers are required to buy a private booth for the night, aptly titled “Smoke and Mirrors,” which can go up to as much as £800 per night. Read More
BY Erika W. Smith
on Nov 15, 2012
Looks like the Senate bathrooms might need a makeover.
Newly reelected Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar recently spoke about one consequence of having a record number of women senators: a line in the bathroom.
“For the first time, we had a traffic jam in the women’s senator’s bathroom,” she said. “There were five women in there. There’s only two stalls! And I’m not going to say who — that would be really bad for decorum. There were five of us in there, two newly elected. So, very exciting. Read More
BY Eileen Milman
on Apr 19, 2011
The expression "powdering my nose" (which I've always been told was the polite way to excuse one's self to the bathroom) doesn't aptly describe the struggle of using a public toilet. It can be a lengthy process that can include finding a place to hang a purse, unraveling rolls of toilet paper to shield one's hiney, and kicking the flusher so you don't have to be exposed to God knows what flesh eating bacteria, etc.
I have never bothered lining toilet seats. My preferred method has always been the "squat," which seems to be the tried and true NYC method. Read More