Bei­jing bars dis­play ‘All-gen­der toi­let’ signs

China Daily (Canada) - - NEWS CAPSULE -

Some bars in Bei­jing are dis­play­ing a sign on their re­strooms to show their open at­ti­tude to all gen­ders, ac­cord­ing to

The “All-gen­der toi­let” sign shows three fig­ures: one wear­ing a dress, one in trousers and one wear­ing half dress and half trousers.

The All-gen­der toi­lets, or gen­der-neu­tral toi­lets, wel­come peo­ple of all sexes, in­clud­ing trans­gen­ders. The initiative was launched by Bei­jing Gen­der Health Education In­sti­tute, a non­govern­men­tal or­ga­ni­za­tion, on May 17, which marked In­ter­na­tional Day Against Ho­mo­pho­bia.

More than 30 or­ga­ni­za­tions, mostly cafes, bars and NGOs, have joined the initiative.

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