A Note on Safety It should be noted that if you are not yet being read as male on a regular basis, and/or if you are not feeling confident or safe about using the men’s room in any situation, it may be best to find another bathroom arrangement. If you are experiencing such issues around restroom use, you may want to seek out a single-stall bathroom when possible, or wait for either the men’s or the women’s room to empty out (whichever is safer and more appropriate for the situation), use the facilities quickly, and move on. In many situations, using the men’s room will be perfectly safe– it just pays to use caution when necessary.
Take the flexible plastic lid from a can of coffee grinds, or from a similar package (like a cottage cheese container or large yogurt tub), and cut away the lip so it is flat
Becoming Proficient with Stand-to-Pee Devices Using a stand-to-pee device usually takes some practice. Practice at home and have it down cold before trying it in a public men’s room. For your first few times trying out an STP device, you may wish to practice while standing undressed in the bathtub, so if you have leaks you won’t mess up your clothes or the floor. (more…)