In short, because everyone deserves the right to use the restroom without fear of discrimination, harassment, or violence.
Many transgender and gender nonconforming people face deep discomfort, discrimination, harassment, or even violence simply for using the restroom. Most restrooms are exclusive to "Men" and "Women" leaving members of our community without a safe space to use the restroom. Providing gender inclusive restrooms that are available to anyone regardless of gender identity or expression allows everyone to use the restroom in safety and peace. Parents or caregivers of a different gender also benefit from gender inclusive restrooms.
Simply, a restroom that is open to all genders rather than gender-specific (e.g. Men or Women).
Currently, all of Buffalo State's gender inclusive restrooms are single-stall, locking restrooms. Signage for these restrooms does not always indicate that they are single-stall or gender inclusive. Restrooms will use either "Unisex" or "Family" signage.
For a listing of gender neutral restrooms available beyond Buffalo State, check out REFUGE Restrooms.
|Buckham Hall B Wing||B203 & B204|
|Bulger Communication Center||107* & 149|
|E. H. Butler Library||126 & 127 (offline until renovation is complete, spring 2020)|
|Campbell Student Union||308A*|
|Science & Mathematics Complex||00A*|
|South Wing||108*, 133, 135, 320D|
|Upton Hall||137E*, 218*, 313*|
|Weigel Health Center||101A, 101C, & 202|