As near as I can tell, this is a real thing. At least, no one’s called “boolsheet” on it, yet.
SRSLY, sweetheart, if your ‘personal space’ is so important, stop riding the Metro and buy a damb car.
This really wouldn’t be so bad, except that equally insane, neurotic people like the woman in the picture are in positions of power and setting policy. Which is why the life of any man in college can be destroyed by a false allegation of rape, or because he said something perfectly innocuous and anodyne that rubbed some personal space boxer/social justice warrior the wrong way.