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By Sean C. Morgan
Of The New Era 

City to address transgender bathroom issue

 

July 12, 2016



The city will change its restrooms to cope with possible issues surrounding their use by transgender people.

But city staff are unsure how to begin discussing the issue in context of a city councilor’s proposed ordinance to criminalize using the wrong bathroom, locker room or similar facilities in public facilities and private property that is open to the public.

The Public Safety Committee met on June 28 to discuss the proposal.

Councilor Jeff Goodwin, who proposed the ordinance in June, said it was a “very, very draft” ordinance. The proposal makes using facilities that are not...



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