LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Officials in Long Beach released a new gender-neutral restroom sign Tuesday that will now be required for display on all single-user restrooms in the city.
The city of Long Beach is leading the way, installing the newly required signs at public buildings and businesses with single-user toilet facilities to ensure equal access.READ MORE: Villanueva 'Disappointed' After DA Reportedly Declines To Prosecute Alleged Hate Incident
“Providing inclusive, safe, gender-neutral restrooms is an important step forward for Long Beach,” Mayor Robert Garcia said in a statement. “It is important that all people feel valued and respected as a vital part of our diverse community.”READ MORE: Volunteers Looking To Help As Shelter For Unaccompanied Migrant Children Set To Open In Long Beach
The required signage consists of a triangle symbol within a circle of contrasting color. No pictogram, text, or Braille is required on the symbol.MORE NEWS: Healthcare Workers Gather For Solidarity Vigil Against AAPI Hate