Aug 09, · So many guys don't shower at the gym, locker rooms are full of towel dancers, steam rooms and saunas are disappearing and the communal shower room has become a room of individual stalls with shower curtains. It's about as exciting as watching paint dry. This mindset and new design is changing unabashed naked male culture . We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Dec 03, · None of these people have an irrational fear of locker room nudity. Photo by Guido Bergmann/Bundesregierung via Getty Images In a recent disquieting article for the New York Times, Choire Sicha investigates a curious new challenge for gyms: Some men want to shower and change without ever being publicly nude, and they expect .