Know Your Rights: Gender and Restrooms
In California, business establishments, non-profits, and government agencies that serve the public cannot discriminate based on someone’s gender identity or gender expression. [Cal. Civ. Code § 51(b)]
- Stopping you from using a restroom or other sex-segregated facility that matches your gender identity.
- Asking you to provide ID to prove your gender in order to use a restroom or other sex-segregated facility, such as a dressing room or gym locker room.
If you think you have been discriminated against when using a restroom or other sex-segregated facility because of your gender identity or expression, contact us.