Stories tagged: bathroom
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10 a.m.
Couple weds in courthouse bathroom after mom falls ill
A New Jersey couple recently changed their wedding venue from a judge’s chambers to a courthouse bathroom after a relative had an asthma attack.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Montana must rewrite transgender bathroom ballot description
The Montana Supreme Court ordered the state attorney general to rewrite ballot language for an initiative that would require people to use public restrooms and locker rooms designated for their …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 10:44 a.m.
Montana sponsors can gather signatures for anti-transgender measure
A proposed Montana ballot initiative that would allow people to sue for emotional or mental distress if they spot a transgender person in a public bathroom has passed a legal …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Bill seeks voter referendum on transgender bathroom use
A Montana lawmaker introduced a bill Friday calling for a voter referendum on whether to ban transgender people from school and public restrooms and locker rooms that don’t match their …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
Transgender teen to press Supreme Court case despite Trump administration guidance
Attorneys for a transgender teen who sued his school board for barring him from the boys’ bathroom said Thursday that they plan to continue to press his case before the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 7:57 p.m.
Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance
The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protection for transgender students that required schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, stepping into an …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016
Ask the Builder: Before you tile your shower, do the homework
You can achieve a dazzling shower by blending marble, granite, border tile and even some regular ceramic tile in the same shower. Subtle color tones that complement one another can …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 2:09 p.m.
Supreme Court takes up school bathroom rules for transgender students
The Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Obama administration may require public school systems to let transgender students use bathrooms that align with their gender identity, …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
Dana Milbank: N.C. race may settle LGBTQ politics
A defeat of McCrory because of the bathroom bill would be a watershed moment for gay rights
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
Federal judge blocks Obama’s rules on bathrooms for transgender students
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Obama administration’s instructions for public schools to accommodate transgender students, siding late Sunday with Texas and a dozen other states that challenged the …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 6:05 p.m.
Supreme Court: Virginia school can block transgender teen from boys room
A Virginia school board can block a transgender male from using the boys restroom when school starts next month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Wed., July 13, 2016, 12:41 p.m.
Virginia school board takes transgender bathroom case to Supreme Court
A Virginia school board is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a transgender male from using the boys’ bathroom until the court decides whether to review his discrimination case.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 3:02 p.m.
68 companies join legal fight against N. Carolina LGBT law
Sixty-eight companies have signed onto a legal brief opposing a North Carolina law that limits protections for LGBT people.
Mon., June 6, 2016, 10:58 a.m.
Sex offender charged with trying to film child in Wrigley Field bathroom
Authorities charged a man after he tried to use a camera to record a child inside a bathroom at Wrigley Field Saturday afternoon, police said.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
Transgender bathroom case likely headed to Supreme Court
The debate over whether transgender students should be able to use the bathrooms that match their gender identity is likely headed to the U.S. Supreme Court after a federal appeals …
UPDATED: Wed., May 25, 2016, 3:18 p.m.
Eleven states sue over federal guidance on transgender students
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over a new directive about transgender students in public schools.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Sue Lani Madsen: We accept rational discrimination in other realms, why not in Bathroom Wars?
The Bathroom Wars ignore longstanding cultural norms, as well as the reality that people legally discriminate all the time.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 8:51 p.m.
Transgender public school students may use bathroom of choice, U.S. directive says
Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Caitlyn Jenner uses women’s room at Trump hotel, posts video
Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump’s offer and used the women’s restroom at one of his luxury buildings.
Wed., April 27, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Alabama city passes transgender bathroom ordinance
People in an Alabama city who use public restrooms intended for a gender other than what is listed on their birth certificate will be punished under an ordinance officials passed …
Sat., April 23, 2016
ESPN’s tolerance pitch misses mark
It’s disappointing that ESPN didn’t notice how incongruous the network looks for touting its inclusivity while kicking a divergent opiner out the door.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
Tennessee transgender bathroom bill dead for session
A Tennessee transgender bathroom bill has failed after a sponsor pulled the measure until next year.
Sat., April 16, 2016, 2 p.m.
Hammer drill makes removing old shower pan much easier
DEAR TIM: I’ve decided to do a major bathroom remodel job. One thing that needs to be demolished is a full ceramic tile shower with a seat and a concrete …
Sun., April 3, 2016
Before committing to a remodel, know the cost in detail
Break renovation work into its components to determine cost.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
South Dakota governor says no to law on transgender bathrooms
South Dakota’s governor vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have made the state the first in the U.S. to approve a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms and locker …
Mon., Feb. 28, 2011
Do Your Part: Stop flushing money down the drain
Giving your bathroom a green mini-makeover can help reduce your monthly utility bills and you’ll also be saving a whole lot of water, one of our most precious natural resources. …
Sun., Oct. 17, 2010
Avoid high cost of fabulous bathroom with right colors, materials
Five years ago, the ideal master bathroom was supposed to be large and lavish, with a huge Jacuzzi tub and a mile-long marble vanity. Times have changed, of course, and …
Sun., Sept. 19, 2010
Simple steps is all it takes to transform bathroom into private oasis
There’s nothing like some me-time in a luxurious spa after a long day. And it takes just a little effort to transform your own bathroom into just such a place, …