Philippine Ports Authority, Lgbtq+ Community

Philippine Ports Authority, Lgbtq+ Community

Philippine Ports Authority to set up 'all gender' restrooms in seaport terminals

Philippine Ports Authority General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago says the facilities will be completed and usable by the end of August

20.8.2019

Commendable efforts by the Philippine Ports Authority ! General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago says the facilities will be completed and usable by the end of August.

Philippine Ports Authority General Manager Jay Daniel Santiago says the facilities will be completed and usable by the end of August

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be setting up"all gender" restrooms in its seaport terminals and offices nationwide in order to promote gender sensitivity and inclusivity.

According to Santiago, the gender-neutral restrooms will be incorporated into the existing facilities dedicated to persons with disabilities (PWDs). He explained that while these facilities may be used by anyone regardless of gender, PWDs will still have priority in using the restrooms.

Earlier Tuesday, Malacañang said President Rodrigo Duterte is inclined to support

, the trans woman who was barred from using a women's restroom in a mall, believes"3rd restrooms" would not help their fight against discrimination, but could even increase discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+. –

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