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Creating diversity and inclusion with all-gender washrooms

Creating diversity and inclusion with all-gender washrooms
Canada
“A binary system does make it very complex in terms of washroom needs when a person doesn’t fit in that standard mold,” said Dustyn Bulkham of the Kelowna Pride Society.

And that’s why as part of Diversity and Inclusion Week, Global Okanagan is making one of its bathrooms an all-gender washroom.

So what exactly does that mean?

“You have your own sink, your own toilet, you go in do your thing in peace and you leave,” said Bulkham. “There is no one else in your space; you have your own privacy.”
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