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Kathleen Ford says, if elected, she will make all public bathrooms unisex facilities

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In addition to saying the City Council was wrong to exclude transgender individuals when the human rights ordinance was changed to protect gays and lesbians, Kathleen Ford said “all public bathrooms should be unisex, private-stall bathrooms to accommodate everyone” according to an article in which the mayoral candidates outline where they stand on gay rights issues.

As I do whenever I discuss gay rights issues, let me qualify everything I write by reiterating my belief that gay rights is a civil rights issue. But unisex bathrooms? That is not how we solve these issues.

Dude, I do not want to see this happen to anyone…

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.

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