‘America’s First Queer Gym’ Removes TRIGGERING Equipment to Make ‘Safe Spaces’…What’s Removed is RIDICULOUS!

By Rachel Wingenbach

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I try to go to the gym five times a week. I’m not one of those girls that likes to take pictures of herself in the mirrors or a body builder who likes to admire my muscles. But mirrors at a gym are useful for more than just admiring your hard work. They can also help you avoid serious injury. I do my body weight squats in the corner of the gym. That way I have a mirror in front of me and to my side to make sure my form is as close to perfect as I can get it. This helps me, and many others, avoid exercising incorrectly. But at a California gym dubbed “America’s first queer gym”, they see mirrors as triggers. Only at a liberal gym would you find this… The gym, called The Perfect Sidekick, not only has a strict no-mirrors policy, but the ultimate safe space also hosts events like “Taco Tuesday” — known for its effectiveness in weight loss among the fitness community — and makes certain each trainer knows a user’s “preferred pronouns” before directing any workouts, which I’m sure come with trigger warnings. “Our mission is to make happy, healthy homos, and yes, straight people can come too,” says founder Nathalie Huerta in a promo video for the gym. “We provide a safe space to work out with a community that gives a damn about you. Since 2010, we’ve been providing fitness coaching to over 150 queers and allies. So, if you’re looking to get swole with a bunch of homos and homies, you’ve found the right gym.” –The Daily Wire Like if you’re coming!! A post shared by The Queer Gym (@thequeergym) on Mar 21, 2017 at Click to see the original article