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Trans man arrested after being attacked in bathroom

Noah Ruiz was left with bruises and cuts after being attacked by a group of men because he was told to use the women’s restroom. (Fox 19 WXIX)

A trans man was arrested after he was viciously beaten by a group of men for using a women’s restroom – as he’d been told to.

Warning – violence.

Noah Ruiz, 20, told Fox 19 WXIX that he was advised to use the women’s bathroom by the owner of Cross’s Campground in Camden, Ohio, United States, while visiting on 3 July.

He did as he was told, but said a woman in

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Bathroom Feng Shui: 10 tips for good Feng Shui in the

Contemplating bathroom Feng Shui ideas to ensure your bathing space is just right for you. Draw on its principles to design a bathroom that will improve your quality of life. 

No longer simply functional rooms where we could begin and end our days, bathroom décor ideas are now much more likely to be at-home wellness centers where we unwind, escape, rejuvenate and repair – and this has had a big effect on not just how bathrooms look but how we design them. 

Here, we’ve put together the best bathroom ideas to allow you to use Feng Shui principles in your

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CEO Howard Schultz says Starbucks might close its bathrooms

Starbucks is considering closing its restrooms to the general public, reserving its loos for its latte-drinking customers.

Howard Schultz, chief executive of the coffee giant, disclosed the company’s intentions in a conversation with the New York Times DealBook DC policy forum on Thursday, citing an increasing mental health problem and staff safety among the reasons for the decision.

“We serve 100 million people at Starbucks,” Schultz said. “There is an issue of just safety in our stores in terms of people coming in who use our stores as a public bathroom.”

Providing safety for Starbucks

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Outsourcing Public Toilets to Starbucks Wasn’t the Best Idea

Photo: Ira Berger/Alamy Stock Photo

There are, as of 2018, four truly public toilets open 24/7 in the City That Purportedly Never Sleeps. The rest of our publicly accessible bathrooms — about 1,100 of them, seemingly a sizable number until you start doing the arithmetic for 8.8 million people — are closed and locked at night. If you need to go and you can’t get to one of those, you have a few choices. Should you be geographically lucky, you can visit a big open building like the Port Authority Bus Terminal, whose restrooms, once horrifying, are now surprisingly okay.

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Starbucks reconsidering open bathroom policy due to safety

Starbucks is considering an end to the “open bathroom” policy at its stores due to mounting concerns about public safety, CEO Howard Schultz said.

Schultz said Starbucks was exploring whether to alter the policy, which allows non-customers to use store bathrooms, due to a nationwide “mental health” problem that was posing difficulties for the coffeehouse chains’ employees.

“There is an issue of, just, safety in our stores, in terms of people coming in who use our stores as a public bathroom,” Schultz said during a New York Times DealBook event Thursday. “We have to provide a safe environment for our

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The strange history of pristine gas station bathrooms

In fact, oil giants’ gas station ads in the early and mid-20th century assured travelers that their bathrooms were as clean as those in drivers’ own homes.

Texaco, Gulf, Shell, Sunoco, Esso, Phillips and other companies plastered billboards on roads, ran color ads in national magazines and created catchy slogans such as “Registered Rest Rooms” and “Clean Restroom Crusade” to highlight their facilities. The companies battled to surpass each others’ bathrooms, with some companies even sending out “White Patrol” and “Highway Hostess” teams to inspect and certify them.

Companies tried to make their bathrooms feel more like home in response …

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This Australian Apartment Has a Full Bathroom Right in the

Every apartment has some sort of space-saving feature, like a bathroom with a washer and dryer, or a closet that has an office nook, and in the case of one Australian dwelling, a kitchen where you can take a shower.

Over in Adelaide, Australia, a rental property — priced at AUD$400 (about USD$276) a week — has gone viral after interested renters noticed that its kitchen has a glass-walled bathroom complete with shower and toilet, right next to the counter.

The 25-square-meter studio is in a heritage-listed late Victorian era building, constructed in 1892. Its listing describes it as, “Perfectly

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Bathrooms in parks damaged and other reports

Jul. 5—The sink was reported in a park bathroom at 7:26 a.m. Sunday at 500 Frank Ave.

Damage was reported to a park bathroom at 7:48 a.m. Sunday at 300 Johnson St.

Damage was reported to a park bathroom at 8:40 a.m. Sunday at 100 W. Hawthorne St.

Window damaged

A window was reported damaged at 4:46 p.m. Friday at 411 S. Broadway.

Injury crash reported

An injury crash was reported at 12:06 p.m. Friday near the intersection of 860th Avenue and 180th Street, Austin. A car reportedly went into a drainage ditch on the south side of Freeborn County

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