The Larry Craig scandal was an incident that began on June 11, , with the arrest of Craig, who at the time was a Republican United States Senator from Idaho , for lewd conduct in a men's restroom at the Minneapolis—St. Paul International Airport. Craig later entered a guilty plea to a lesser charge of disorderly conduct on August 8. As a result of the controversy surrounding his arrest, subsequent guilty plea, and pressure from his fellow Republicans,    Craig announced his intention to resign from the Senate at a news conference on September 1, which was to become effective on September After Craig's efforts to withdraw his guilty plea failed, on October 4, he released a statement refusing to resign from the Senate.
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Sitting in cars along the edge of the park, four Long Beach police officers waited for the right time to pounce. The innocuous signal that spurred them to action came when they saw a middle-aged man close his laptop and head toward a public restroom known in the area as a place where men have sex with each other. One of the undercover officers followed him inside. Within moments, police were leading the man away in handcuffs.
Homophobia in the Bathroom
Some male celebrities have really surprised us all — and not necessarily in a good way. Even though they are married or in committed relationships, they have cheated on their partners — with other men or transsexuals! Some of these male celebrities are still married, while others got the much-needed boot. We decided to track down all of the men who were caught canoodling with other men and we found 5 clear choices. Check out our list of 5 male celebrities caught in same-sex scandals!
Cottaging is a gay slang term, originating from the United Kingdom, referring to anonymous sex between men in a public lavatory a "cottage",  "tea-room"  ,  or cruising for sexual partners with the intention of having sex elsewhere. The word "cottage", usually meaning a small, cosy, countryside home, is documented as having been in use during the Victorian era to refer to a public toilet and by the s its use in this sense had become an exclusively homosexual slang term. Cottages were and are located in places heavily used by many people such as bus stations , railway stations , airports and university campuses. In some heavily used cottages, an etiquette develops and one person may function as a lookout to warn if non-cottagers are coming. Since the s, more individuals in authority have become more aware of the existence of cottages in places under their jurisdiction and have reduced the height of or even removed doors from the cubicles of popular cottages, or extended the walls between the cubicles to the floor to prevent foot signalling.