Stories tagged: gender identity
SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 3:45 P.M.
Trump administration signals change in policy for transgender students
The Trump administration signaled Friday that it was changing course on the previous administration’s efforts to expand transgender rights, submitting a legal brief withdrawing the government’s objections to an injunction …
TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2017, 2:43 P.M.
Just Want Privacy files initiative to overturn Washington’s rule governing use of restrooms by transgender people
The political committee Just Want Privacy is taking another stab at putting an initiative before voters that would cancel a state rule allowing transgender people to use restrooms and other …
FRIDAY, AUG. 19, 2016, 12:16 P.M.
Central Idaho school district adopts gender inclusion policy
A school district in central Idaho has approved a new gender inclusion policy that allows students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 10:55 A.M.
Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military
The Pentagon will let transgender individuals serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 11:40 A.M.
Portland to make single-user bathrooms gender-neutral
The city of Portland is poised to make its one-person bathrooms gender-neutral.
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016, 8:25 P.M.
Washington already protects transgender students, Inslee says
Washington schools had policies to ensure transgender children feel safe even before the federal government issued its rules, Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday.
THURSDAY, 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 …
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016, 5:02 P.M.
Washington’s gender-identity bathroom law contested
Special legislative committee asked to reject law allowing transgender bathroom use.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016, 11:15 A.M.
Lawmakers meet to take up Charlotte-transgender ordinance
Legislators worked in a special session Wednesday and considered stopping any local government in North Carolina from passing an ordinance like the one Charlotte recently approved allowing transgender people to …
MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016, 3:02 P.M.
Restroom rules to be deliberated in Spokane Valley Tuesday
Spokane Valley City Council to discuss gender preference bathroom access
SUNDAY, JAN. 26, 2014
Doug Clark: Taking in Billy Tipton’s legacy, 25 years later
It all began 25 years ago with a tip from Spokane County Coroner Graham McConnell. “Clark,” he told me, “you’re not going to believe this, but …”
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
Sexual orientation would be protected under CdA law
Coeur d’Alene soon may join a growing number of Idaho cities to outlaw discrimination based on sexual orientation – a reaction to the Legislature’s steadfast refusal to add such protections …