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All Gender Toilet Sign Donations to 80 U.S. Campuses

Author: My Door Sign
Author Contact: MyDoorSign.com
Published: 18th Nov 2014 - Updated: 25th Oct 2022
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Summary: Metrosexual all-gender bathroom designs feature simple iconography and clear descriptor.


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After a successful donation campaign in the United States, MyDoorSign.com will expand its all-gender toilet sign donations to Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United Kingdom. MyDoorSign.com has donated a combined total of almost $8,000 of merchandise to 80 American colleges and universities since August 2014.

MyDoorSign.com redesigned its all-gender sign collection after receiving criticism for their old graphics.

The new designs feature simple iconography and a clear "all-gender toilet" descriptor. The innovative design grew from Sam Killermann and his blog, It's Pronounced Metrosexual.

With Killermann's help, the new signs quickly gained attention. GLAAD, Slate, and LGBT Weekly featured the American version of the all-gender signs.

"We initially started this campaign because we wanted to make American college campuses safe for all students," said MyDoorSign.com Marketing Director Conrad Lumm. "The overwhelming support and orders we received made us realize that this problem was not uniquely American. We're going to try and help any campus we can."

The new signs feature friendly international language for foreign recipients. WC, toilet, and bathroom replace the American "restroom" phrasing.

The signs are ADA-compliant and include Grade II Braille.

Donation recipients can choose from TactileTouch or Sintra materials.

Both materials are high-quality, resilient, and available in a variety of different colors.

Local municipalities will have details about specific color or compliance requirements for private businesses.

For more information about the new all-gender toilet signs, contact Conrad Lumm at conrad@smartsign.com

All-gender signs for Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the United Kingdom can be found at http://www.mydoorsign.com/all-gender-toilets.

MyDoorSign is a child company of the Brooklyn-based company SmartSign, one of America's fastest growing e-commerce companies. Its mission is to provide the highest quality door, restroom, office, and braille signs for the best price along with unmatched customer service. For more information, visit: mydoorsign.com

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• (APA): My Door Sign. (2014, November 18). All Gender Toilet Sign Donations to 80 U.S. Campuses. SexualDiversity.org. Retrieved April 13, 2024 from www.sexualdiversity.org/edu/201.php


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