Caitlyn Jenner Relegated To The Men’s Room If He Ever Visits To N.C.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory said that Caitlyn Jenner will be required to use the men’s bathroom if he ever decides to visit, The Washington Post reports.
McCrory’s remark came in response to a question asked during the state’s gubernatorial debate last week in which he was asked which restroom Jenner would have to use if he happened to visit.
“In the private sector in North Carolina, she can go wherever the private sector wants her to, because we don’t want to be in the private business of the private sector,” McCrory responded. “If she’s going to a shower facility at UNC–Chapel Hill after running around the track, she’s going to use the men’s shower.”
The question, of course, is in regards to the controversial House Bill 2. Now commonly referred to as the “bathroom bill” as it requires citizens to use the bathroom that corresponds to their biological gender.
Jenner responded to the North Carolina governor’s comments in an Instagram post over the weekend.
“So I’m supposed to use the same shower as this guy??? Gross!,” Jenner captioned the photo. Jenner, who has been speaking out for transgender rights since identifying as a woman, offered her thoughts on HB2 in a blog post back in April.
“We all want safety and privacy in public bathrooms. But these anti-LGBT bills, like the ones in North Carolina and Mississippi, actually make us less safe, not more safe,” Jenner said in her post. “They open the door to abuse, aggressive and confrontational behavior in bathrooms, and encourage strangers to demand that women and girls prove that they are actually female in order to use the restroom. No one wants that.”
Several big events have been relocated due to the controversial bill. The NBA decided to move the All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina due to the bill. The NCAA has followed suit by relocating all NCAA championship events out of the state of North Carolina elsewhere.