REFUGE restrooms

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I’d like to tell you all about the app REFUGE RESTROOMS :) This app is for my fellow transgender and gender nonconforming pals to find gender neutral / unisex restrooms!! As you can see, there aren’t too many downloads!! I love this app though and it is extremely helpful!!! You can log new restrooms as you find them to help your transgender and gender nonconforming pals!! Please help out!!!!!!

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Refuge Restrooms is now available as a native iOS application through the Apple Store. And best of all, the app is completely free!

We are so proud and excited about the work that Harlan Kellaway has been doing on this native iOS client here at Refuge! Attached are some screenshots from the app.

Our listings are worldwide (with over 5700 listings at this time). If you don’t see any near you, please help us out by adding nearby safe bathrooms to our database!

As always, you can always access the database from http://www.refugerestrooms.org - - And there is also an unofficial client with limited features on the android store as well (that unfortunately has adds, which we are trying to get the developer to remove). And the official Refuge Android application in currently in development.

Get stoked. Refuge is coming to iOS

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Refuge Restroom

http://www.refugerestrooms.org/

“What is REFUGE restrooms?
REFUGE is a web application that seeks to provide safe restroom access for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming individuals. When the Safe2Pee website passed out of functionality it left a hole in our hearts. REFUGE picks up the torch where Safe2Pee left off and makes the valuable resource available to those who find themselves in need of a place to pee safely once again. Users can search for restrooms by proximity to a search location, add new restroom listings, as well as comment and rate existing listings. We seek to create a community focused not only on finding existing safe restroom access but also looking forward and participating in restroom advocacy for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming folk.”

However, there’s no entries in Australia yet. 

But we can change that!

So go ahead and let’s create an excellent resource for ourselves!

REFUGE RESTROOMS IS AVAILABLE ON APP STORE AND GOOGLE PLAY

“Refuge Restrooms, a developing app we clued you in on last year that links transgender, intersex, and gender non-conforming folks with safe places to use the restroom, has just become available for download!

To create safer spaces, trans, intersex, and gender non-conforming organizers have demanded businesses, organizations, and schools offer non-binary restroom facilities.  

In response to these demands, some businesses and many college campuses across the country are embracing gender-neutral restrooms as an example of their commitment to inclusivity and safety. And while these are important steps in making sure that a safe space to take a leak is a human right that is realized for everyone, finding a safe restroom still isn’t easy.

Enter Teegan Widmer and her team at Refuge Restrooms. This interactive site catalogs restrooms that are considered safe to use for transgender and non-gender conforming folks.

But the vision of Refuge Restrooms can’t be fully realized without your help. App users can and should contribute to the database by adding new entries and rating the safety of existing ones. And the project still needs your help financially as well: as Refuge wrote in a recent blog post, “no one is getting paid for working on this.” Visit Github to find out how to contribute and download the app for iPhone or Android to find safe restrooms or submit new ones for other users to access!”

Read the full piece here

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BENEFIT FOR REFUGE RESTROOMS - A NEW APP THAT HELPS TRANS* INTERSEX AND NONBINARY PEOPLE FIND RESTROOMS THAT ARE SAFE FOR EVERYONE and will focus on and participate in safe restroom advocacy

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 Doors at 5, music at 7 

snacks raffle drinks etc 

 Message me or email RefugeBenefit@gmail.com for location

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Refuge Restrooms is an app that can help you find a safe bathroom to use. I took a screenshot of North Carolina. You can add pins where you find a safe gender neutral bathroom, including information about it/how to access it. It tells you which ones are accessible as well.

Please download it and add any safe bathrooms you know of, keep trans people in North Carolina as safe as you can.

Pretty cool! Ball State University Student Government Association just passed a bill to increase bathroom access for gender nonconforming individuals. The bill would make any new building on campus (or remodel of an older building) include at least one gender neutral restroom. They cite Refuge Restrooms in the article and list the bathrooms in our database that are on Ball State’s campus. Pretty awesome to see some actual legislative progress. Even if it is just one campus. 

http://www.ballstatedaily.com/article/2014/02/sga-passes-gender-neutral-restroom-recommendation

refugerestrooms.org
REFUGE Restrooms
REFUGE is a web application that seeks to provide safe restroom access for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming individuals.
By RefugeRestrooms.org

When the Safe2Pee website passed out of functionality it left a hole in our hearts. REFUGE picks up the torch where Safe2Pee left off and makes the valuable resource available to those who find themselves in need of a place to pee safely once again. 

Users can search for restrooms by proximity to a search location, add new restroom listings, as well as comment and rate existing listings. We seek to create a community focused not only on finding existing safe restroom access but also looking forward and participating in restroom advocacy for transgender, intersex, and gender nonconforming folk.

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GOOD NEWS FOR ALL MY TRANS/GENDERQUEER FOLKS!

I found this app, it’s called Refuge Restrooms, and it locates the nearest non-gendered washrooms for you to use safely without worrying about being harassed. You just type in your location and a map pops up with all gender-free washrooms in your area. (One of my best friends is a trans-boy and he was ecstatic to hear about this)

Here’s the AppStore link:
Refuge Restrooms by Harlan Kellaway
https://appsto.re/ca/X_PU5.i

anonymous asked:

Hi, I live in Canada and Refuge Restrooms DOES work here! However, if you leave across the ocean, it may not (distance, americans feeling not-north-american-people-are-weird, etc). There's a website, so you could test it out there :)

Great to know! Thanks, Anon. I’m Canadian too, so if I can actually remember to do it I might grab the app and start tagging my area (and pestering local businesses about why the hell their single-occupancy washrooms are still gendered like I’ve been meaning to all along).

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Here are some process photos of the mobile UI/UX design. Design by Stephan Leavens. There will be both a desktop version and a responsive mobile version. 

We wanted something pretty low tech in terms of demand on the device. So, we are not trying to reinvent the wheel. We are going to use a framework like Bootstrap to have a simple, clean, accessable design.