Slate says you are not a real adult if you’re not comfortable being naked around other people. My response? STFU, Mark Joseph Stern >:(
I’m not going to die if someone sees my junk in a gym locker room, but I don’t think it’s wrong, irrational, or unhealthy for me to prefer privacy. If I was choosing between joining two otherwise comparable gyms, I can see the level of privacy in the locker room being a factor for me, because it’s just more comfortable to not be naked around a bunch of strangers!
He does acknowledge that trans* people have a right to care about this issue, so I’ll give him that. But overall this article pisses me off and rubs me the wrong way.