Under the NYC Human Rights Law - and as emphasized by Mayor Bill de Blasio's Executive Order on Monday - transgender and gender non-conforming New Yorkers can use single-sex facilities that correspond with their gender identity.

The Commission has compiled - and corrected - some common "myths" about this aspect of our Law, as seen in the following graphics.

To get all the Myths and Facts on one sheet, with additional elaboration, visit on.nyc.gov/1R0KRW9

8 Myths vs. Facts on Gender Identity below:

Gender Identity12805953_893548724095188_3163975469074218838_n 12813928_893548717428522_3150585198790476487_n 12805981_893548760761851_4458562696542811341_n 12805825_893548764095184_3694488815051266178_n 12799441_893548767428517_8686953221958211720_n 12814173_893548797428514_2593936390013273776_n 12832288_893548807428513_928120599782042692_n