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Topshop, a fashion retailer which maintains approximately 500 stores worldwide, “has announced it now has gender-neutral changing rooms following” accusations of transphobia from customers.

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Travis Alabanza, a man who identifies as trans feminine, decided to use a women’s fitting room at a Topshop store in Manchester, and was asked to instead use the men’s fitting room. According to Alablanza, “I was quite upset – it ruined my day.”

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In response, Topshop replied that although the attendant asked Alablanza to use the men’s fitting room, “the policy was already in place at the time and its changing rooms are already gender-neutral space.” A spokesperson for Topshop also stated, “All Topshop and Topman customers are free to use any of the fitting rooms located within our stores.”

Topshop announces gender-neutral changing rooms after trans customer was refused access to female cubicles — telegraph.co.uk

Topshop ABOLISHES women-only changing rooms in favour of gender neutral spaces after pressure from transgender customers — dailymail.com