Sex and Space


Session Title:

  • Gender and Technology: What Problem?

Presentation Title:

  • Sex and Space




  • One of the enduring mysteries of life is the other washroom. Public lavatories remain a bastion of segregation as well as a haven of modesty. They have recently become a battleground for gender equality over the issue of annoyingly one-sided queues. A charged nexus of privacy and parity, rest rooms provide a suitable sanctuary from which to contemplate social issues facing a tele­computed world. What are the demands of equality, access and opportunity in a virtual universe whose activities are the antithesis of bodily functions?