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Require new buildings to have self-contained gender-neutral toilets

Submitted by Ana Laxmi Govindasamy on Wednesday 11th January 2023

Published on Monday 16th January 2023

Current status: Open

Open until: Sunday 16th July 2023

Current Signatures: 46
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Create ~ environment ~ Equal ~ Gender ~ LGBTQ ~ Safer ~ security ~ Spaces ~ Table ~ The Government ~ Toilet ~ Unite

Petition Action

Require new buildings to have self-contained gender-neutral toilets

Petition Details

I am asking the Government to require all new buildings to have self-contained gender-neutral (where the toilet, changing table, sink etc. would be in one self-contained unit) as opposed to stalls with communal sinks. We believe this would promote safety and security for all.

Additional Information

People in the LGBTQ+ community may not feel safe in gendered bathrooms for many reasons, (especially LGBTQ+ youth) and some do not feel safe sharing bathrooms with LGBTQ+ people. Having self-contained gender-neutral toilets should address this. By doing this, we could create a safer environment for LGBTQ+ people in public spaces, and promote equality for all.


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