Walgreens now allows bathroom use corresponding with gender identity

"New policy comes after a woman said she was told she couldn't use the women's bathroom at a Walgreens'

Walgreens is changing its policy to allow customers to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

The drugstore chain’s new policy comes after a woman said she was told she couldn’t use the women’s bathroom at a Walgreens in Hollywood due to her appearance, The Los Angeles Times reported.

Jessie Meehan, who is not transgender, had asked to use the bathroom at a Walgreens after she made a purchase on her way to the LGBTQ Pride festival last year.

“I had to go so I didn’t put up much of a fight and used the stall while the men used the urinals next to me,” Meehan wrote in an email to Walgreens, according to the LA Times.

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