Give Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option

In April the owners of the Wild Cow and Graze restaurants added gender-neutral signs to their single occupancy restrooms, but they were later told that this move meant they were no longer in compliance with the Metro code.  They made the move to serve their customers and employees and to protest the Legislature's bathroom bill that was pending at the time.  You can read about the background here.

Metro Nashville Councilman Brett Withers has filed a bill allowing businesses the option of gender-neutral bathrooms.  You can read the bill at this link.  The bill is up for second of three readings on June 7 at the 6:30 Metro Council meeting in the Metro Courthouse.

Sign the petition to show your support.

We ask that the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County adopt BL2016-238 by Councilman Brett Withers and give Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option.  This bill comes at the request of a local business and it is the right legislation for customers and employees.  Thank you for considering our views.

Who's signing

150 SIGNATURES
250 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Phil Michal Thomas
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-06-16 18:39:45 -0500
    I support legislation that gives Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option. Will you?
  • Phil Michal Thomas
    signed 2016-06-16 18:39:09 -0500
  • Dawn Bennett
    signed 2016-06-08 16:28:07 -0500
    Please pass this bill!
  • Raisa Lopez
    signed 2016-06-08 10:48:52 -0500
  • Shannon Black
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-06-08 08:22:28 -0500
    I support legislation that gives Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option. Will you?
  • Shannon Black
    signed 2016-06-08 08:22:06 -0500
  • Jennifer Cantrell
    signed 2016-06-07 12:27:08 -0500
    Nashville needs to move forward, not backwards. This is a step in the right direction.
  • Gwen Miller
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-06-07 08:54:50 -0500
    I support legislation that gives Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option. Will you?
  • Gwen Garbe
    signed 2016-06-07 08:54:04 -0500
  • Terry DeMars
    signed 2016-06-07 08:44:13 -0500
    Terry DeMars
  • Joshua Reid
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-06-06 12:22:24 -0500
    I support legislation that gives Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option. Will you?
  • joshua reid
    signed 2016-06-06 12:21:49 -0500
    joshua reid
  • Anya Alicia Cardoso-Ajibola
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-06-06 11:41:54 -0500
    I support legislation that gives Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option. Will you?
  • Anya Cardoso
    signed via 2016-06-06 11:41:27 -0500
  • Elliott Prigmore Lewis
    signed 2016-06-06 11:37:25 -0500
  • Wendy Timmons
    signed 2016-06-06 11:07:41 -0500
  • Heather Carroll
    signed 2016-06-06 09:58:53 -0500
  • Comer Martin
    signed 2016-06-06 09:32:48 -0500
  • Ron Sanford
    signed 2016-06-06 08:47:59 -0500
  • Jennifer Stewart
    signed via 2016-06-06 08:37:11 -0500
  • Chris Hazelwood
    signed 2016-06-06 08:27:27 -0500
  • iChiild of Androgyny
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-06-06 08:24:52 -0500
    I support legislation that gives Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option. Will you?
  • iChiild of Androgyny
    @Shockvalue101 tweeted link to this page. 2016-06-06 08:24:49 -0500
    I support legislation that gives Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option. Will you? http://tnep.nationbuilder.com/give_nashville_businesses_a_gender_neutral_bathroom_option?recruiter_id=68903
  • Marquita Smith
    signed 2016-06-06 08:23:35 -0500
  • Susan Pankowsky
    signed 2016-06-05 15:25:50 -0500
  • Nicholas Davidson
    signed 2016-06-05 14:49:15 -0500
  • Roger Schecter
    signed 2016-06-04 22:50:43 -0500
  • Hannah Rodriguez
    signed 2016-06-04 21:04:03 -0500
    Hannah Rodriguez
  • Kathy Halbrooks
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-06-04 20:38:29 -0500
    I support legislation that gives Nashville businesses a gender-neutral bathroom option. Will you?
  • Kathy Halbrooks
    signed 2016-06-04 20:38:18 -0500

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