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    Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

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    Grinnell College dorms: Where gender doesn't matter | The Des Moines Register | DesMoinesRegister.com


    "..Students can share a dormitory room, bathroom, shower room or locker room with any of the above, if they choose.

    This fall, the progressive private liberal arts college on the Iowa prairie added a gender-neutral locker room to its mix of gender-neutral dormitory options.


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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Some students don’t want to be referred to in male or female pronouns because they carry societal labels, preferring the pronoun “ze” (for she) or “hir” (for he), Henry said. “Even in class as the chair of gender studies I get told, ‘I don’t want to be called she,’ ze said.”



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    In my experience most people that go to Grinnell College are essentially A-Sexual anyway.



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Iowa State could use some uni-sex bathrooms/showers.



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    I wonder if chicks write stuff on the bathroom stalls ??


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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Trying to express a response to the article, but only coming up with...scary.


    There was one?

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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Wow this is ridiculous... I can see some liability charges if something goes wrong. (rape, assault, "peeping toms")



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Quote Originally Posted by cyguytillidie View Post
    Iowa State could use some uni-sex bathrooms/showers.
    The college in Boy Meets World had uni-sex bathrooms/showers... Of course that was Disney, where all your dreams come true.



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    why is this in the mens basketball section...



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    So, if you sit there watching chicks take showers do you get in trouble?



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    I can't think of a single problem they may encounter in the future. Two thumbs up. Way to go Grinnell!



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    So, if you sit there watching chicks take showers do you get in trouble?
    You've heard the expression, 'It's impolite to point....."


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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    So, if you sit there watching chicks take showers do you get in trouble?
    if you are gay and watch a dude shower, do you get in trouble?



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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUonthemove View Post
    I can't think of a single problem they may encounter in the future. Two thumbs up. Way to go Grinnell!
    I think there is an option for unisex rooms, but no one is forced to use it - I think, otherwise, this is the dumbest move ever.


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    Re: Grinnell Has Uni-Sex Dorm and Locker Rooms

    Quote Originally Posted by MissouriCyclone View Post
    Wow this is ridiculous... I can see some liability charges if something goes wrong. (rape, assault, "peeping toms")
    I don't see why the liability would be any different than any other public restroom facility. Rape, assault and "peeping" can certain happen (and has) in uni-sex bathrooms.



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