Society | Jan 13

Why Gender-Neutral Toilets Disappeared in Kabukicho, Japan

TOKYO, Jan 13 (Japanese Comedian Meshida) - These teenage women frequently met up with male customers they met on the internet in the private rooms of the gender neutral toilets and offered their services.

Last April, a new gender neutral restroom in the Kabukocho Tower opened up in Shinjuku Kabukocho. Building a gender neutral restroom in the hottest spot in Japan's most downtown area drew a lot of attention. However, after four months of countless complaints, the toilets were converted into separate men's and women's toilets.

Also, not widely reported by the media, gender neutral toilets are called genderless toilets in Japan and it has become a place where moneyless teenage girls and sexless men fix their problems.


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