Bi, Poly, Switch. I'm not indecisive, I'm greedy!
HB2, the NC statute, doesn't dictate what a private business can do with it's restrooms. It dictates how government facilities operate. The government has to set the rules for government facilities.
I never claimed a right to privacy, but certainly even in public spaces laws govern the expectation of privacy. This is the reason cameras can't secretly be placed in locker rooms or restrooms. Things were fine before the ordinance. If a person presented as an opposite gender, they used that restroom. Most people want a same gendered locker rooms and restrooms mainly so they can take their children in there and not have to explain to a 4 or 5 year old about the opposite gender. It's not transphobia, it's what they consider standard decency.
From the ashes.
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers