Transgender woman alleges discrimination by LA Fitness

Yanel Valenzuela

Yanel Valenzuela

BY JAMES NICHOLS
Huffington Post Gay Voices

Popular health club LA fitness is coming under fire after allegedly telling a transgender woman that she is no longer allowed to use the women’s locker room at her local facility.

Yanel Valenzuela told reporters that the manager at a Montclair, Calif., branch of the establishment allegedly requested she no longer use the women’s locker room. The incident reportedly occurred after Valenzuela shared her personal transition story with an employee in an effort to seek workout advice catered to her specific needs.

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