Yelp takes stance on transgender rights, offering new feature

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(CNN) — Users of ratings and review platform Yelp can sort businesses based on location, price points, and reviews and soon you’ll be able to find which businesses offer gender-neutral bathrooms.

The company announced a new feature that will tell users which businesses have bathrooms that offer a single, locking stall that are available to any gender.

Businesses can self-report the availability of these bathrooms and customers can also indicate them.

The company plans to have enough data on the bathrooms in a few weeks to enable search result filtering based on it.

That means Yelp users will be able to search specifically for businesses that offer gender-neutral bathrooms.

Yelp’s CEO has been a vocal critic of laws that force people to use bathrooms for genders they do not identify with.

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6 comments

    • silverpdx

      So, what you are saying, Little Mary, is that you will go out of your way to avoid eating at a restaurant that has a private restroom which a patron can use without causing any discomfort to other restroom users?.
      How does this effect you in any way? I can’t see how someone else releaving themselves in private facilities could bother you.

        • silverpdx

          Other people’s genitals matter that much to you? They are not that important to most sane people. Sane people judge others based on the totality of that man or woman.

          If you do obsess about such things it would be a good idea for you to seek out appropriate therapy.

          • Little Mary

            Actually, it’s you degenerates that want the rest of us to accept your vulgar proclivites that need the therapy. Plus, the comorbidity for paraphilias is in excess of 75%. Nasty little tramps, aren’t you.