The debate over transgender bathroom use has been raging for a long, long time. Trans people and allies argue that they should be allowed to use the bathroom that corresponds with their identity while opponents claim to be afraid of using inclusive restrooms. One place that this debate has found steady coverage is Fox News. Heavy hitters Megyn Kelly and Bill O’Reilly have both devoted segments of their shows to the issue, which is to say nothing of the conversations held on panel shows like Outnumbered and The Five.
As it turns out, for all of the back-and-forth that has gone on across the network’s airwaves, the company itself has already quietly, logically, and almost banally solved the problem within their building. Look:
Yep, right there on Fox Business Network, Elizabeth MacDonald responded to Stuart Varney‘s outrage over how “there will be no more men’s room and women’s room” by reminding him that there is a gender-neutral restroom right outside of their soundstage.
Do you get the feeling we are being played on this topic, just a little? If the solution is so easy and practically boring that’s it’s even in place in the buildings where some of the most heated debates on the subject are happening, why are we still debating at all?
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