I work at the GLBTA Programs Office here at the U, and one of the major we are working on is known as the Transgender Commission, which works to create change and equality for people of all gender identities and expressions. Gender neutral restroom access is one of the many things that the commission is working on perpetuating throughout campus. James Nord of the Minnesota Daily wrote an article about the work. Click here to read the article.
This is a feminist issue because it is addressing the concerns of transgender identifying people, those with chronic illnesses, people with disabilities, and those who are made uncomfortable by gender-specific public restrooms.