Chicago Leaders Protect Transgender Access to Facilities

Chicago bathroom protectionsA Chicago ordinance designed to protect the dignity and health of transgender and gender non-conforming people will be a clear rebuke to the actions in North Carolina and other states that want to turn back the clock.

The ordinance was introduced Wednesday by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council’s LGBT caucus at the recommendation of Chicago Human Rights Commissioner Mona Noriega.

This is about basic human dignity and treating people with respect. The simple human need to use the restroom should not be questioned.


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