Students hold ‘sh*t-in’ for gender neutral bathrooms, tell peers to check ‘potty privilege’

Students hold ‘sh*t-in’ for gender neutral bathrooms, tell peers to check ‘potty privilege’

Students at California Polytechnic University recently held a “sh*t-in” to teach their peers about gender neutral bathrooms

Last Tuesday, members of Cal Poly’s Queer Student Union began circulating a petition requesting that the university add “Gender Diversity” signs to existing “all-gender bathrooms” on campus. Tuesday also kicked off the group’s three-day “sh*t-in” during which students were encouraged to only use gender neutral bathrooms on campus.

“Put yourself in the shoes of a trans*/gender non-conforming student and take the pledge to use only all gender bathrooms,” states the group’s Facebook page.

According to the petition, the public university in San Luis Obispo, Calif. currently has seventeen all-gender bathrooms, but only five are “reasonably accessible, leaving non-cisgender students with a paltry amount of options when it comes to using the bathroom.”

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