Women’s Spa Under Fire for No-Penis Rule

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Proponents of genderless locker rooms, showers, and bathrooms have long used slogans like “free to pee” to minimize the issue.

“Who cares where people go to the bathroom?” No one.

“Are you going to have a genital monitor standing outside the door?”  Of course no one is interested in that.

They miss the point on purpose, most likely.

But a recent story out of Toronto highlights the real problem of creating a one-size-fits-all rule that applies to every situation regardless of how unique it is.

The Body Blitz Spa operates two facilities in Toronto.  This business is unique because it is a single-sex facility enjoyed in the nude.

A naked spa for women.

Apparently there are women who enjoy taking their clothes off with strangers and doing spa things.

To each her own, right?  No judgment here.

Even if this isn’t your particular cup of tea, it isn’t hard to imagine why someone who enjoys being naked in a spa exclusively for women might feel differently knowing that a man could waltz in at any time.

Well, this poor spa has the misfortune of being in a gender specific business in 2017.

In an attempt to acknowledge the tremendous confusion about gender while still being in business and honoring the needs of their clientele, they had adopted a no-penis rule.  Men who had undergone gender reassignment surgery would be allowed, but people with a penis (still known by virtually everyone as men) would not be allowed.

Naturally, the progressive mob was outraged.

How dare they try to reach a compromise that attempted to balance the needs of the supermajority of their clients as well as the handful of people who experience gender dysphoria.

Compromise is so kindergarten.

These snowflakes are in college now and in college we learned that some women have a penis and anyone who disagrees deserves to be burned at the stake.

So burn they will.

Metaphorically of course.

They started the obligatory boycott, which would be incomplete without its own hashtag.  #BoycottBodyBlitz

Their Facebook page is full of comments from people who have probably never been to the spa, and maybe have never been to the country, giving their two cents about how awful all the people involved are.

Standard fare.

Though this is happening in Canada, it’s instructive to those of us in Washington State.

Right now, Washington State has the same rule in place.  There are spas in Washington State that provide similar opportunities for women to enjoy spa treatments in the nude.  But presently, Washington State law makes those facilities legally liable if they attempt to stop me from walking in and taking my clothes off.

That’s unreasonable.

And only the most unreasonable among us are unable to see that.

Fortunately, there’s a solution. Initiative 1552 would eliminate the one-size-fits-all rule that currently applies to every public accommodation in the state and once again give businesses owners the freedom to create policies that consider everyone’s interests.

In addition, I-1552 would requires schools to maintain separate locker rooms, showers, and bathrooms for boys and girls.

There is only four weeks left to get the 330,000 signatures necessary to allow the voters to have a voice on this issue.

If you haven’t signed the petition,  click here to have a petition mailed to you , your friends, and family can sign the petition.  Then click here to make a contribution.

The thing is, there is middle ground in this debate.

I’m sure most of us can agree not to care where people go to the bathroom if the other side can agree to respect personal boundaries.

Sadly, that option wasn’t ever offered.

In one day we moved from, “Love can’t exist without boundaries” to “Boundaries are bigotry. Bigot.”

Which means we have to insist.  Politely but firmly.

It isn’t about someone being free to pee.

It’s about no one being free to make even simple decisions without consulting government first.

Share this with every business owner you know who doesn’t want to be sued for protecting the privacy of people in their business.

Then share it with every parent and grandparent who doesn’t want their 13-year old daughter or granddaughter forced to share a locker room with a boy who claims to be a girl.

Compassion does require you to care about other people’s kids. But it also requires you to care about your own.

I-1552 is your last chance to fix this in Washington State.  You have less than four weeks.

Or we can do nothing and watch businesses like the Body Blitz Spa shut down because people were afraid to defend sanity.

And while you’re at it, you might want to work on what you’ll say when your kindergartner comes home and tells you that some women have a penis.

 

7 replies
  1. Dahn Carey
    Dahn Carey says:

    It’s so troubling and disturbing that clever minds with a specific agenda impose and over simplify the “bathroom rule” when there are so very many harmful and damaging ramifications for “We The People”. Thank You Joseph for pouring out your very being to continue to speak the truth concerning this issue. We all have to rise up and pour out our very best effort to stamp out this ridiculous law enacted by 5 unelected officials. The twisting of the truth of the matter, the covering up of the scope this law actually covers, the demeaning name calling and the punishments involved in not complying with the “bathroom law” is what “We The People” must stand strong against. I’m thankful that more and more citizens are realizing that it is essential to get involved. One of our older retired volunteers on the I-1552 petition spoke the truth about a comment I made about “needing to pray”. She said “we need to do more than pray”. She convicted me that “truly”, as many as understand the damaging affects of this law (especially on school age children & women) and our rights to be a part of making the laws that affect 100% of us, (instead of accomodating 1% of our population) we have to “give it our all” to gather signatures for I-1552. Let’s take back our right to decide this issue!

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  2. Tionico
    Tionico says:

    FASCISM defined: government control of private means of production.. Here we have a spa, a private means of production (business) and the owners AND patrons are being CONTROLLED by government to accept the government’s demands on HOW they will function. And in every case, THIS demand is backed up by guns. THink I’m dreaming? Ponder for a few moments what would REALLY happen if this spa management (and/or their clients present at the time) were to observe a real and obvious male entering and preparing to participate in the activities along with the female patrons, and demanded HE exit, immediately. If he refuses, things could turn violent (such a mentally unstable individual may well get violent, insisting on HIS way) and law enfordement are called. If they know “the law” (the lines of control laid down by government) they WILL insist the owner/patrons comply with “the law”. If they refuse, they are likely to be arrested. If they resist, the coppers COULD easily resort to the application of their firearms to the situation, to assist the “criminal” owner/patrons to make “an informed decision” and comply with government demands.

    Once more, government hold it as THEIR right and duty to carry about arms, and to apply them liberally in the enforcement of their will.

    So, guns drawn, you WILL allow that male, fully equipped, to enter and remain on YOUR premises, doing the thing you find abhorrent, and to which you and the patrons you serve strongly object.

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  3. wendell
    wendell says:

    If my kindergartner comes home and asks me why some women have a penis I’ll tell them they don’t because they don’t. You’re born with one or without period. You are one or the other and you can’t change it. You can cut your crank off but your still a guy or you can dress up like a dude while being a girl.

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    • kirstin TransGirl
      kirstin TransGirl says:

      @wendell your genitalia does not define who you are gender identity does and teaching your kindergarten such will do no good and if say they were transgender such comment would make them feel trapped and scared
      gender identity is who you are and is something you need to discover on yourself and not feel trapped cause of genitalia a transgirl is a girl trans boy is a boy all this your genitalia defines you crap needs to end

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  4. Margaret
    Margaret says:

    Oh Joseph, I’m floored. To see what this cultural/ ideological/ illogical/ pathological shift has done to this world is truly the mark of madness. A very devoted Bible teacher once related to our class that sin is a manifestation of insanity. It’s like shooting oneself in the head. What God has meant for good has been twisted so far out of line that many cannot even remember what a straight line once looked like. I fear that fake penises will become the rage.

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    • Ruth McNicholas
      Ruth McNicholas says:

      It is a ridiculous rule. Of course, God made male and female to be different. So they could have children. If a man had no penis he could not produce children. But to allow male and female to occupy the same locker rooms or bathrooms is terrible, it is insane! Especially where children are involved. If a man wants to dress like a woman, that is his privilege. However, most people look down on them. It is enough that we women wear pants these days. But I still don’t want to look like a man. I have my hair curled and wear make-up, and my tops are very feminine. I loved my husband of 60 years. He died 5 years ago and I really miss him. He was a good man, a U.S. Marine. Imagine if he had dressed like a woman!!!! They would have thrown him out on his ear!
      We had three children, whom we love, and four grandchildren, and now I am a great-grandmother of two. It is wonderful! God bless you all! – Ruth

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      • kirstin TransGirl
        kirstin TransGirl says:

        god made us all to be different not to be defined by how we were born but to feel free to be ourself
        but if ppl stopped forcing ppl to be straight and forcing or minipulating ppl to make kids or pressuring it threw all there anti lgbt nonsence a thousand years ago mayby just mayby the earth might not be dieing due to over population the reason theres a massive rise in birth disabilities is cause the earth is massivly over populated 7.5 billion ppl many ppl were alive back when it was at 3 billion and by 2050 expected to be at 10 billion almost every singal political and climate issue dates to this exact fact
        so stop giving a fk who has a kid or not cause right now the lgbt community is doing a sht ton of good for alot of ppl

        all thats besides the point tho everyone has the right to be happy to be true to feel free and confinement is not free
        i am a trans girl in every way shape and form excluding body i am a girl i am happy as a girl and spent 24 long painful years hiding and it destroyed me i was always a girl inside and all i want is to be seen 100% as such thats what any trans wants to rid the confinement to rid there past and be seen as much a girl as any cis girl cause inside we are

        proud to be a girl always have been always will be

        support trans rights

        -kirstin TransGirl

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