“Restroom Evolution Project” In Full Swing At The University Of Iowa

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According to a story by The Gazette:

The University of Iowa is completing a project to make 147 gender-inclusive, single-user restrooms available throughout campus buildings.

The restrooms “allow anyone to use them, regardless of gender identity,” said Teri Schnelle, coordinator for student life assessments and initiatives. “Essentially it’s private. If you feel most comfortable using a restroom that’s just you, you can.”

Dr. Barry Schreier, director of University Counseling Services, said that the restrooms are important for many transgender students because it’s one less adjustment they have to make.

“The restrooms that are currently signed as unisex will be updated to have the new sign type for single-user restrooms,” said Adele Vanarsdale, campus planner for Facilities Management.

The signs will read, “Anyone can use this restroom regardless of gender identity or expression,” Vanarsdale said.

The Counseling Center already has gender-inclusive…



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