As previously reported, Kesha Lance Burton, Mayor of Atlanta Won’t find an office When the 2022 elections begin, one more term will be extended. When she was first elected, Mayor Bottoms made history as Only the second black woman Lead this city often referred to as Wakanda in real life. Well, the mayor seems to want to continue to add charm to the city and make sure it is inclusive of all Atlanta residents and visitors.on Wednesday, The mayor signed an executive order into law, which will transform more than 100 cities-owned toilets into unisex toilets.
The remodeled toilets will be for single use, which means they can only be used by one person at a time! Single-person toilets have been widely used, but they are usually assigned to men or women.Now, there are about 113 restrooms in the city Will be available According to Atlanta Constitution Magazine (AJC), anyone, regardless of gender.
According to reports, every restroom will There is a logo It says “Anyone can use this bathroom, regardless of gender identity or expression.”
As of now, it is unclear whether this change means that one-time use of gender-specific toilets is prohibited. AJC reports that such bans have been implemented in cities such as New York and Baltimore.
These redistributed toilets will be provided in various facilities throughout the city.The list includes City Hall, Public Safety Headquarters, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, known as the busiest airport in the world.
Before the order was signed, 11Alive reported this project Cost less than 20,000 USD And should be completed by June 28. This date marks the 52nd anniversary of the Stonewall Riot.
“For a long time, due to prejudice and discrimination, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) members have suffered systemic inequality and barriers of opportunity,” the executive order of Keisha’s office said.
This is not the first time the Mayor of Buttons has served the LGBTQ community. AJC reports that she created the position of “Atlanta’s first full-time LGBTQ coordinator” in 2018. She also works with the LGBTQ Advisory Committee to develop policies for the community.