Gender Inclusive sign

AU community will see more gender inclusive signs on restrooms

American University will increase the number of gender inclusive restrooms on campus and will up the number of signs indicating where they are located, according to a university official. The university had previously referred to the facilities as family or unisex restrooms,in the wake of a 2006 Washington, D.C. law. Sara Bendoraitis, 37, the Director…

Gender-neutral restrooms are getting a lot of attention since a 2016 North Carolina law was passed. Photo by Jocie Nelson.

Younger generation more supportive of gender-neutral bathrooms

District residents and visitors took a short time away from walking their dogs and watching the Smithsonian Folklife Festival to voice their opinions in the debate against North Carolina’s law restricting transgender people from using the bathroom where they are most comfortable. Julien Doe, 42, a father of one, supported gender-neutral bathroom access, however, said he wouldn’t want his daughter using…