Stories tagged: bathrooms
Sat., June 1, 2019, 10 a.m.
For a new-bathroom feel without the hassle of a full remodel, Jasmine Morvay, an interior designer in Ottawa, Ontario, has a few ideas: Install a glass door or change the …
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 8 a.m.
“A white toilet and a white sink are the most expected thing you can do in a bathroom,” says designer Scott Sanders. “A powder room should be chic and interesting. …
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
The Vashon Island School District has converted two of the school’s gender-segregated bathrooms into restrooms open to everyone.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
The ACLU of Montana is challenging the constitutionality of a proposed ballot initiative that would require transgender residents to use public bathrooms that correspond with their sex at birth.
Sun., July 9, 2017
With I-1552 on the ballot, the national spotlight would’ve shone on Washington state. So it’s a relief knowing the Just Want Privacy group was unable to scare enough people, with …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Thursday that she intends to forge ahead with her approach to overhauling U.S. schools, declaring that the Obama administration’s efforts to improve them had failed …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
A group that wants to repeal a Washington state rule allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify is trying once again to overturn …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Ten states sued the federal government Friday over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms conforming to their gender identity.
Sun., June 5, 2016
If we explained how we’re addressing our distinctly first world problem of using the courts to figure out who gets to use which bathroom, these villagers couldn’t begin to grasp …
Sun., June 5, 2016
If Rachel’s story leads to sober reflection and thoughtful debate, all the better. That would a welcome step forward from the contretemps we’ve witnessed through the prism of the bathroom …
Tue., May 31, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
The city of Portland is poised to make its one-person bathrooms gender-neutral.
Thu., May 26, 2016
Admittedly, the feds and Washington state moved quickly on this issue - perhaps too quickly - and it has caught people off guard. However, the rules respecting gender identity are …
Tue., May 17, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
In progressive Seattle, a presidential order that public schools give transgender students access to the bathrooms matching their gender identity won’t require a shift.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 7:35 p.m.
South Carolina would ban transgender people from using public bathrooms, showers or changing rooms of their choice under a bill introduced in the state Senate on Wednesday.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 4:07 p.m.
Montana officials sought to capitalize on North Carolina’s loss and announced Wednesday that they would be courting PayPal to open an operations center.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 8:16 a.m.
PayPal says it’s canceling plans to bring 400 jobs to North Carolina after lawmakers passed a law that restricts protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 9:14 a.m.
A regulation that ensures people visiting New York City facilities can use restrooms or locker rooms aligned with their gender identity was enacted Monday.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Maybe you didn’t know, but there is a group of people allowed in public restrooms who are putting women and children at risk. These people, for the most part, are …
Wed., Jan. 27, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
A state rule that allows people in Washington to select a restroom based on their gender identity protects transgender people from harassment, supporters say.