Establish more all gender bathrooms
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Trans/Gender non-conforming students often cite a lack of all gender bathrooms as a top concern. Gendered bathrooms pose a threat to the emotional and physical wellbeing of this demographic, and often force awkward and uncomfortable encounters for non-cisgender identifying students. Cal Poly, a leading university, has already taken steps to improve the amount of all gender bathrooms here on campus. However, we know Cal Poly can do more.
Join the Queer Student Union to participate in the Cal Poly Sh*t In. Put yourself in the shoes of a trans/gender non-conforming student and take the pledge to use only all gender bathrooms from April 14th through April 16th. Come and sign up in the UU on Tuesday, April 14th, from 11-12. Then, join us on Thursday April 16th from 11-12 for a demonstration in the UU to show your support for more all gender bathrooms on campus.
Of the seventeen all gender bathrooms listed on the Pride Center's website, the Queer Student Union has identified only five bathrooms that are reasonably accessible, leaving non-cisgender students with a paltry amount of options when it comes to using the bathroom.
The Queer Student Union, and its supporters, call on the university to establish more accessible all gender bathrooms, in addition to adding "Gender Diversity" signs to existing gendered bathrooms. Gender diversity signs would create a more accepting climate to existing gendered bathrooms, fostering more tolerance and acceptance for the trans/gender non-conforming population here at Cal Poly.
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