gender is a scam invented by bathroom companies in the 1960's in order to sell more bathrooms
@picklemaddierix I was born in 1949 so yes, I can assure you that I was personally oppressed by this concept as early as 1954. However, one need only look at the Old Testament or classical Greek literature to see that the false notions of binary gender are much older.
@picklemaddierix Read about the blind philosopher/prophet Teresias, for instance, and compare that to the rather more fluid gender ideas of some native American cultures. 😉
@picklemaddierix omg this thread is great. Also can we just get a list of bathroom supply companies phone numbers posted in here so we all call them and tell them we have a great idea to *increase their profits 10 fold* just support *all genders* = infinite money for the bathroom industry.
@picklemaddierix in that case I bet the trashcan and feminine hygiene products dispenser companies are upset they can only barter their products for half the stalls? ;)
@picklemaddierix wouldn't that cause them to sell less bathrooms, personal toiltes would be more lucrative
That is dumb and crazy. You'd still have the same amount of bathrooms with one gender.
Gender is a scam invented by URINAL companies in the 1960's in order to sell their new product, urinals. Think about it, everyone is XX starting out and sits down to pee, the Y chromosome was created after the invention of the urinal to create demand for the product!
@picklemaddierix yeah, but if prohibition taught us anything, it's that if we outlaw gender, people will just make it in their bathtubs.
@picklemaddierix This scam was later co-opted as other companies took notice, and began creating other gendered products to boost sales. Gone were the days of single-stick-of-deoderant, now you had to have BurlyManSticks and PinkSoftSticks. Gone are the days of economical and ecologically sound towel sharing, now you are legally required to purchase embroidered HIS and HERS sheets of fabric…
Rumors indicate that the bed industry may be attempting to apply this tactic to beds, however they are running into issues in development with splitting a bed and making you buy two of them instead of one…
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