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LOOK: QC City Hall installs all-gender signs in restroom

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 07:37 PM August 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Quezon City Hall on Saturday installed gender-neutral signs in a restroom of the compound.

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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.

READ: Belmonte orders QC businesses to comply with Gender Fair Ordinance

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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