In high school, we read this short story that was about, or was called, A Clean Well-Lighted Place. In my memory, it was called, A Clean, Well-Lit Place, but that just goes to show you how good my remomery is.
Even though I'm not the biggest fan of Shakespeare or Hemingway or whomever, I really liked the story. I don't actually remember anything about it except for the theme that the name implies, which is about a soft, clean, inviting, safe, well-lit (for reading purposes, presumably), place that you can go to.
This is pretty much my take on restrooms. They need to be clean, safe, and well-lit. They need to be places that we all can go when we need to go.
But no one writes about restrooms, do they? Ever seen a restroom scene in a book? (Remember in the movie The Martian how the main character never goes to the bathroom? But somehow he has individually wrapped and personally labeled stool samples of all his homies?) And the only time they appear in movies is for sex or drug purposes. They are never in TV shows, never in plays, never in ballet. No one wrote a cartoon about a woman or a man in a bathroom. And if they appear as a meme or gif online, they have to have a child/baby in them to sanitize them.
So my next project may include some actual restroom/bathroom scenes. Nothing gross or gratuitous, but the sort of thing that Linklater would find honest and beautiful. Until then, happy flushing.