Orlando mayor announces Florida’s first multi-stall, all-user government building restroom

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ORLANDO | Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Aug. 7 that City Hall will be the first government building to house a multi-stall, all-user restroom in the state of Florida.

The announcement was made during Dyer’s 2018 State of the City where he laid out “60 reasons we love Orlando and are excited about our future.” The theme is meant to coincide with the mayor’s 60th birthday.

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Montana transgender-restroom initiative attempt falls short

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – An attempt to let Montana voters decide whether to prohibit transgender people from using the restrooms and locker rooms of their choice has come up short.

Supporters of the “Montana Locker Room Privacy Act” got fewer than 10,000 of the more than 25,000 signatures needed to qualify for the November ballot.

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Teen at center of Virginia transgender bathroom fight speaks out

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – College applications and high school graduation are the biggest worries for most 17-year-olds. For Gavin Grimm, it’s waiting for the nation’s highest court to decide whether he can use the boys restroom.

Grimm, who was born female but identifies as male, heads back to Gloucester High School for his senior year this week as the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to intervene in his case that challenges the county school’s policy barring him from using the bathroom of his choice.

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Gender-neutral restrooms now available at Southeast Missouri State University

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Southeast Missouri State University has started offering gender-neutral bathrooms in what LGBT rights leaders are hoping is the first of several changes around campus.

The LGBT Advisory Board and the LGBT Advocacy Committee came up with a plan to create 35 of the restrooms for about $60 to $70 each, The Southeast Missourian reported.

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