PNP shows office with gender-sensitive comfort room

PNP shows office with gender-sensitive comfort room

- The Philippine National Police–Human Rights Affairs Office shared that they have three comfort rooms

- One of the rooms is for the LGBTQ community

- PNP-HRAO chief Dennis Siervo urged other establishments to have a gender-sensitive room as well

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A gender-sensitive restroom was built at the office of Philippine National Police–Human Rights Affairs Office after it was renovated this year.

KAMI learned that PNP-HRAO chief Brig. Gen. Dennis Siervo emphasized the importance of having a gender-sensitive room to prevent discrimination against the LGBTQ Community.

In a report by ABS-CBN News (author Zhander Cayabyab), the PNP-HRAO office has three restrooms for men, women, and LGBTQ members.

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Siervo urged the private and public establishments to have a designated restroom for the LGBTQ community.

In a previous report by KAMI, transgender woman Gretchen Diez was barred from using the ladies’ comfort room in a Cubao mall by a cleaning crew. The incident drew flak from netizens, celebrities, and even lawmakers.

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