LOOK: QC City Hall installs all-gender signs in restroom
MANILA, Philippines — The Quezon City Hall on Saturday installed gender-neutral signs in a restroom of the compound.
A general services staff of Quezon City Hall places an “All Gender” sign in a restroom of the city hall compound.
The QC gov't has allocated gender-neutral restrooms in the City Hall in compliance with City Ordinance 2357-2014 or the Quezon City Gender-Fair Ordinance. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/lzGBULI6aO
— Quezon City PIO (@QCPublicAffairs) August 24, 2019
A general services staff placed the signs in a restroom, as shown in photos by the Quezon City Public Affairs’ Twitter account.
The move was in accordance with City Ordinance 2357-2014, also known as the Quezon City Gender-Fair Ordinance.
According to Section 5, affirmative acts (D) of the ordinance, it requires “government agencies, private offices, and commercial and industrial establishments to designate all-gender toilet rooms.”
Mayor Joy Belmonte previously reminded businesses to strictly comply with the Gender-Fair Ordinance after a transgender woman was barred from entering the female’s restroom in a mall in Cubao.
Quezon City is the first local government to implement a Gender-Fair Ordinance which prohibits any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation.
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