Concerns are being raised as an international clothing retailer has confirmed that its changing rooms are to be considered “gender neutral” following a controversial incident in one of its U.K. stores. Travis Alabanza, a man who identifies as a female and uses the pronoun “they” to describe himself, was recently shopping with friends at a Topshop store in Manchester when he attempted to enter a women’s

changing room. However, he was stopped by an attendant, who told him that he would have to use a men’s changing room. “She wasn’t rude, but she wasn’t sympathetic either,” Alabanza stated. When the store employee directed Alabanza to try on his clothes in a men’s changing room downstairs, he became upset and frustrated. READ MORE