In Cleveland, men can use women’s bathroom by law?

On Wednesday, November 12 at 1:30 PM, there will be a committee meeting at Cleveland City Hall to discuss this ordinance proposed by Cleveland City Councilmen Joe Cimperman and Matt Zone to make all restrooms and showers in Cleveland open to both men and women. That includes businesses and schools, under the “public accommodations” arm of non-discrimination law.

This proposed ordinance outrageously neglects the safety and physical and emotional health of women and children and opens up real possibilities of predators and incidents of rape, assault, public exposure, and other sexual abuse. 

Barring one gender from using a restroom facility designated for the other gender would now be a crime, punishable by a $1,000 fine.

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