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Austin City Council to consider requiring gender-neutral bathrooms

Chris Riley posed the following question to his fellow Austin City Council members this week: If men and women use the same bathroom at home, why can’t businesses make a particular restroom available for any gender, assuming only one person at a time can use it?

Using that logic, Riley and two council colleagues think Austin should ban some men’s and women’s restrooms and require single-occupant restrooms to be gender neutral. The council will discuss the proposal at Thursday’s meeting.

Read more: http://www.statesman.com/news/news/local/austin-city-council-to-consider-requiring-gender-n/ng96f/