One elementary school had decided to do away with boys’ and girls’ bathrooms. There will now just be bathrooms. Miraloma Elementary in San Francisco, California is busy doing away with its gender assigned bathrooms and making them gender neutral for their young students. Principal Sam Bass said the change was in part due to eight students who do not fit into traditional gender norms – and range from tomboys to transgender.
The school began removing the circles, triangles and stick-figure signs from restrooms at the start of this school year, according to SF Gate. The bathrooms in kindergarten and first-grade classrooms at Miraloma, as well as a centralized bathroom, are gender-neutral. The school will phase in the other restrooms used by older children over the next few years, including outside bathrooms with multiple stalls. FULL REPORT