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Some bathrooms on campus are gender inclusive, but dorms lack options for genderqueer and trans students

Some bathrooms on campus are gender inclusive, but dorms lack options for genderqueer and trans students

Katherine Yearwood

April 22, 2015

While many people have been conditioned to use pronouns including he, she, his, and hers to identify others, such terms do not encompass a wide range of people. For those who do not identify as a certain gender, the word “they” is used as a pronoun, rather than the more common terms that represent...

Gender-neutral bathrooms at Suffolk inclusive to all

Gender-neutral bathrooms at Suffolk inclusive to all

September 17, 2014

By Nikki Ellis The number of gender-neutral and multi-stall bathrooms has grown in just the past few years, at work places, city facilities and on college campuses. There are more than 150 schools across the United States that have gender-neutral bathrooms, according to the University of Massach...

Gender-neutral bathrooms reduce gender-spectrum anxieties

Gender-neutral bathrooms reduce gender-spectrum anxieties

Dani Marrero

September 17, 2014

We all have that childhood anecdote of accidentally walking into the “wrong” restroom at a restaurant, realizing it once we are five steps in, and then quickly running out, hoping no one noticed. Last semester, when I heard that Suffolk would start implementing gender-neutral restrooms, I recalled...

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