"we don't want to prevent you from comfortably existing in public because you're *trans*! we just want to prevent you from comfortably existing in public because you're poor! we're very woke"

@lavender that reminds me when Twitter explicitly said that being poor is an excuse to be discriminated against and made wonky examples of "if they're poor, you can be racist if you make it obvious you discriminate against them being poor though"

And yes, it was pretty fucked up, but not surprising though

@lavender Been thinking about this, and about how the move from physical keys to code-entry keypads on “customers only” bathroom doors seems like having a lot of room to be subverted.

I don’t see any reason why there shouldn’t be a free site that puts them on a map. Something like that has got to exist already, doesn’t it? I mean there are lots of apps for public toilets but most aren’t free and I don’t think they do codes...

@lavender I swear I saw this get unironically upvoted to the top of r/neoliberal

@slartibartfast i took this photo right before posting it but it might have been a similar sign elsewhere

@lavender this... still strikes me better than most places.
it causes mixed feelings in me nevertheless.

@anarchist_rabbit i think it's worse. they could just have a bathroom sign without making it about gender, the trans symbol feels really aggressive and smug especially next to the "customers only" sign

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@lavender they're making it too easy to just rip that sign down

@lavender oh great so "customer" is a gender invented by corporate America smh

@lavender imho i always find it almost an ethos-like calling to tear down signs like this

i don't always have the opportunity but sometimes what i do is just take them with me when i go and find a trashcan a block down.

like. look at that sheet. someone laminated that. it's gonna be more work to reprint and laminate it again. and again. and again. until the bosses realize they're being told a message from someone at the low end - possibly their customers - or until they're overthrown 💚

@sagebrush yeah it was right in front of the counter though, taking it down would have been pretty conspicuous

@lavender always gotta choose the battles. guerilla warfare doesn't work if you take every fight!

@lavender maybe they could just add a dollar sign to their iconography

@lavender Not pictured: the adjacent dedicated Women's restroom, and the heavily implied "harassers only," sign on "All Gender" restroom door, which happens to lock, while the dedicated Women's restroom has a push-plate.

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