Stories tagged: gender identity
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018
South Dakota lawmakers will consider banning public school teaching on gender identity in elementary and middle schools, a push that critics say targets transgender students in the same way some …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018
Senate bill would ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
The Department of Health considers allowing listing a person’s sex as something other than male or female on a Washington birth certificate
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
Transgenderism is neither normative, nor acceptable. To insist otherwise is dangerous and lacks true compassion for those struggling with gender identity.
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017
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 …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
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 …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016
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.
Thu., June 30, 2016
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.
Tue., May 31, 2016
The city of Portland is poised to make its one-person bathrooms gender-neutral.
Fri., May 13, 2016
Washington schools had policies to ensure transgender children feel safe even before the federal government issued its rules, Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday.
Thu., May 12, 2016
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 …
Tue., May 10, 2016
Special legislative committee asked to reject law allowing transgender bathroom use.
Wed., March 23, 2016
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 …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016
Spokane Valley City Council to discuss gender preference bathroom access
Sun., Jan. 26, 2014
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 …”
Thu., April 25, 2013
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 …