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Yale to have all gender bathrooms at graduation commencement

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Yale University. (WFSB file photo) Yale University. (WFSB file photo)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WFSB) -

Yale announced Saturday they will provide all gender bathrooms for Sunday's graduation commencement.

The office of LGBTQ resources said restrooms will be available in the Old Campus at Phelps Hall, Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Battell Chapel, Welch Hall and Connecticut Hall.

The decision follows a national debate over whether schools should accommodate transgender students so they can use the bathroom of their choice.

The locations will be marked on the back of all Yale commencement programs.

The map is also available on there website.

U.N. ambassador Samantha Power will speak at the commencement, which begins at 2 p.m..

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