Lean In and Poop at the Office, Already
Posted on May 3, 2013 by Comingout coil
BY MAUREEN O’CONNOR
Public restrooms induce a certain low-level anxiety in users. There are etiquettes to observe; puddles to dodge; sounds to ignore; dilemmas surrounding flushing. But the anxieties of the public restroom need not induce shame, because they are also universal. We are all at the mercy of public restrooms — supermodels, world leaders, regular gals. Shared toilets are equalizers. Sit or squat, we do it in solidarity.
Nonetheless, the Daily Beast’s Laura Dimon (daughter of Jamie) reports that “the last office taboo for women” is “doing your business at work.” Really?moreShare on Facebook