“I think there’s been tens of times someone has questioned me using the women’s toilet, and ten of those experiences have been particularly frightening – and they’re just the ones I can remember,” she told i.
“I have developed behaviours to minimise the risk of going into a toilet and facing abuse. If I’m going into public, you know, shared toilet rather than a single store. I’ll often try and bring my girlfriend with me or a friend with me, someone who will clarify my gender by standing next to me.”
On one recent occasion Stonborough was challenged by a woman as she stood quietly in line to use a toilet in a park. “She stormed off in a huff when I refused to leave,” she recalled.