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Yale's gender neutral bathrooms part of changing climate

Visitors at Yale University's 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.

The school is promoting them on its website for Monday's commencement, complete with a link to a map showing where they can be found.

It is one of several changes made in the past school year designed to make the university friendlier to transgender students, staff and visitors, school officials said.

Yale also has decided to change a long-standing rule and will allow transgender graduates to have on their diploma the name they use, rather than the name on their birth certificates.

"Yale aims to be a leader on...

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