August 9, 2018

ORLANDO — Orlando’s City Hall is installing its first gender-neutral restroom.

Officials said Tuesday that it will be the first of its kind of any government building in Florida.

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer said at a news conference that the bathroom sets an example that the city is a welcoming community.

The Orlando Sentinel reports that the restroom that will have a common area with sinks and a changing station. It will have two single stalls and a third handicapped-accessible stall.

All the stalls will have a door and walls that stretch floor-to-ceiling.

The restroom opens later this month.


Information from: Orlando Sentinel,