Many students take the ability to use the bathroom for granted, but for some it is a daily battle.
The University of Minnesota Transgender Commission is attempting to raise awareness about restroom access on campus, not only for members of the transgender community, but for the disabled, chronically ill and anyone who is made uncomfortable by gender-specific public restrooms.
“There are so many reasons someone might just want to have a private space to use the restroom, and I don’t think that’s limited to trans-identified folks or gender-nonconforming folks, but really is a right that is for all of us,” said Remy Corso, University of Minnesota Transgender Commission co-coordinator and transgender student.
The group has consulted Disability Services, the chronically ill and diabetics who need to inject insulin that would prefer single-stall, gender-neutral restrooms......
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Posted by De Sube at 10/15/2009 12:02:00 PM