“Today, men and women, not assumed to be only heterosexual, are expected to function at work alongside one another, eat at adjacent seats in restaurants, sit cheek by jowl in buses and airplanes, take classes, study in libraries, and, with some exceptions, even pray together. Why is the multi-stall bathroom the last public vestige of gendered social separation?” The New Yorker’s Jeannie Suk wants to know: Who’s Afraid of Gender-Neutral Bathrooms? (All public restrooms scare the hell out of me.)