what do you think of this?

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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what do you think of this?

Postby BooHooHoo » 25 Jun 2018, 14:30

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Re: what do you think of this?

Postby Jimbo » 25 Jun 2018, 15:48

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Re: what do you think of this?

Postby Rayge » 25 Jun 2018, 16:01

I'm kind of surprised this was an apparent lead news item, but it's an obvious case of discrimination to ask her and no one else for ID.
This whole who uses the bathroom thing strikes me as a bit weird anyway: it's not like it's Roman-style communal defecation, they have individual stalls and lockable doors in there.
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Re: what do you think of this?

Postby Samoan » 25 Jun 2018, 16:47

The male attendant then enters the ladies after her.

Ooops.
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Re: what do you think of this?

Postby Goat Boy » 25 Jun 2018, 17:09

I'm not aware of what the rules are regarding this but I guess the attendant looked at her her and thought "you're a man" therefore you shouldn't be using the female rest room hence why they asked her for ID. I can understand why that would be upsetting but the attendant is just trying to do what they see as their job I guess (the rules may accommodate this but perhaps they never knew). It sounds like it was very badly handled after that which made an awkward situation even worse when some sensitivity could have been applied.
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Postby Jimbo » 25 Jun 2018, 17:13

Goat Boy wrote:I'm not aware of what the rules are regarding this but I guess the attendant looked at her her and thought "you're a man" therefore you shouldn't be using the female rest room hence why they asked her for ID. I can understand why that would be upsetting but the attendant is just trying to do what they see as their job I guess (the rules may accommodate this but perhaps they never knew). It sounds like it was very badly handled after that which made an awkward situation even worse when some sensitivity could have been applied.


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Re: what do you think of this?

Postby Darkness_Fish » 26 Jun 2018, 09:06

Samoan wrote:The male attendant then enters the ladies.

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Re: what do you think of this?

Postby The Modernist » 26 Jun 2018, 09:32

I don't understand why all this has become such a charged issue in recent times really. I do struggle to see it as some kind of "human rights abuse".

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Re: what do you think of this?

Postby BooHooHoo » 26 Jun 2018, 09:33

Only me who got a couple of laughs out of it then :oops:
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