“During the Victorian era, English women had to fight for access to public bathrooms, which were only available for men. During the civil rights era, efforts to block black Americans from public toilets sometimes turned violent.” As MoJo explains: N.C.’s transgender skirmish is just the latest in a long history of bathroom freakouts.

+ Buzzfeed: North Carolina officials rethink pepper spray in schools to defend against bathroom “perverts.” And no, this isn’t a satire.

+ And now, for my definitive take on the matter, I humbly submit the following ten quick thoughts on the North Carolina bathroom law: Shit Where You Want.