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“You don’t even have to wear a dress!”: Lyle Shelton on gender neutral toilets

“You don’t even have to wear a dress!”: Lyle Shelton on gender neutral toilets

Lyle Shelton from the Australian Conservatives has expressed his opposition to gender neutral bathrooms, and decried that some of the people entering the women’s bathroom may not even be wearing dresses. Shelton, who headed the failed ‘No’ campaign against marriage equality, says the AFL’s decision to make several bathrooms at Etihad Stadium gender neutral during […]

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The West’s cartoonist makes transgender bathroom joke

The West’s cartoonist makes transgender bathroom joke

The West Australian has printed a political cartoon poking fun at the transgender community and bathroom use. The image, created by long-serving cartoonist Alston, depicts a man telling a woman she is politically incorrect for using a urinal. The woman responds that “it’s LGBTI sanctioned and culturally inclusive… besides, I’m a man!” This is not […]

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President Trump revokes transgender bathroom guidelines

President Trump revokes transgender bathroom guidelines

US President Donald Trump has revoked guidelines implemented by former President Barrack Obama that ordered schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their chosen gender identity. In May 2016 President Obama told schools that transgender students should be allowed to use the bathroom of their chosen gender and threatened to hold back […]

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How should we react to people having sex in public spaces?

How should we react to people having sex in public spaces?

I was desperate to go to the bathroom. So my friend and I, who were enjoying an afternoon of shopping, detoured into a major department store. The male restroom was on the third floor, so we climbed the escalators and headed upstairs. While I went into the toilet, my friend wandered the Manchester section of […]

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School suggests trans students should wear identifying armbands

School suggests trans students should wear identifying armbands

A school student is the USA has filed a lawsuit against his High School over a series of civil rights violations, among the suggestions from his school is a proposal that trans students wear green armbands so staff can check they are using the approved bathroom. Sixteen year old Ash Whitaker from Wisconsin USA made […]

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Mayor of London plans gender neutral public toilets to promote trans safety

Mayor of London plans gender neutral public toilets to promote trans safety

Recently elected Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that he plans to make the English capital more safe for trans people by introducing gender neutral toilets around the city. Khan campaigned for the position with a raft of LGBTIQ positive policies including promoting HIV and mental health awareness, more job opportunities, more trans-inclusive decision […]

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Democrats file bill to repeal North Carolina’s anti-LGBT law

Democratic representatives in North Carolina have filed a bill to repeal the state’s controversial anti-LGBT law known as HB2. HB2, officially named ‘An Act to Provide for Single-sex Multiple Occupancy Bathroom and Changing Facilities in Schools and Public Agencies and to Create Statewide Consistency in Regulation of Employment and Public Accommodations‘, bans local government from […]

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Target USA assert that people may use bathroom that fits their gender

Target USA assert that people may use bathroom that fits their gender

Department store giant Target have released a statement in the USA confirming their position on bathroom policy amidst a heated national debate. Target have made it known that transgender staff and shoppers are welcome to use the restroom or fitting room that fits their own gender identity. Some US States, namely Mississippi, Tennessee and North […]

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South Carolina joins North in introducing anti-LGBT bill

South Carolina joins North in introducing anti-LGBT bill

South Carolina’s Senate have been presented with a bill that specifically targets trans people’s bathroom use in the state. The bill known as S. 1203 was introduced by State Senator Lee Bright, who says the law would mirror North Carolina’s position on LGBT rights. “Multiple occupancy bathroom and changing facilities located on public property, including […]

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Lesbian teen thrown out of McDonald’s after being mistaken as a boy

Lesbian teen thrown out of McDonald’s after being mistaken as a boy

A UK teenager was allegedly asked by the manager of her local McDonald’s to prove her gender after she accused of using the incorrect bathroom. UK teenager Nye Richardson has told the Hull Daily Mail┬áthat she was asked to leave a McDonald’s store after staff accused her of using the wrong rest-room. The staff has […]

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