Much ado about the washroom

What are a transgender person’s rights regarding washroom, dormitory, changing room and locker access?

Despite legislative changes and the increasing public awareness of the rights of transgendered people, a recent Ontario public service survey found that individuals who identify as transgender still report among the highest rates of harassment and discrimination of any demographic group. The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal has also recognized that transgender people have historically been a disadvantaged group. Employment lawyer Safina Lakhani discusses how employers can make workplaces safer for transgender employees.

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