Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday, October 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 36° Clear

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: gender issues


How equal are chores in your marriage – and does it matter?

It’s the age-old debate heard in homes across the nation: Who is responsible for the chores?


India slides, US gains in gender equality ranking

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian women still face some of the world’s worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to …


Bradley Manning says he wants to live as a woman

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Bradley Manning plans to live as a woman named Chelsea and wants to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible, the soldier said Thursday, a …


APNewsBreak: Unisex Easy-Bake oven on the way

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Hasbro says it will soon reveal a gender-neutral Easy-Bake Oven after meeting with a New Jersey girl who started a campaign calling on the toy maker …


Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


NJ girl to meet with Easy-Bake team at Hasbro

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A New Jersey girl who started a campaign calling for an Easy-Bake Oven in gender-neutral colors is planning to meet with the people who design it. …


U. Iowa adds optional LGBT question to application

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa has become the nation’s first public university to include optional questions about sexual orientation and gender identity on its application, a …


Calif. city plans to provide transgender surgeries

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco is preparing to become the first U.S. city to provide and cover the cost of sex reassignment surgeries for uninsured transgender residents. The city’s …


Texas district expands corporal punishment policy

SPRINGTOWN, Texas (AP) — Like many schools in Texas, “spare the rod and spoil the child” might be considered the motto at Springtown High School. But when two teenage girls …


AP Exclusive: Mass. inmate lauds sex-change ruling

BOSTON (AP) — A convicted murderer in Massachusetts says a judge’s decision to grant her request for sex-reassignment surgery is “the right thing to do.” U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf …


Some notable rulings on transgender people

Some court rulings in recent years on transgender people’s access to gender-related medical care: — In 2010, the U.S. Tax Court found that the costs of female hormones and sex-reassignment …


Transgender-inmate ruling is movement’s latest win

Years ago, in a darkened parking lot in the middle of the night, Kathy Padilla would meet with fellow transgender people who sought support from one another in a society …


Some notable rulings on transgender people

Some court rulings in recent years on transgender people’s access to gender-related medical care: — In 2010, the U.S. Tax Court found that the costs of female hormones and sex-reassignment …


Transgender-inmate ruling is movement’s latest win

Years ago, in a darkened parking lot in the middle of the night, Kathy Padilla would meet with fellow transgender people who sought support from one another in a society …


Mass. inmate sex-change ruling praised, condemned

BOSTON (AP) — A ruling ordering Massachusetts prison officials to provide sex-reassignment surgery to an inmate is being praised by advocates as important recognition that the surgery is a legitimate …


Judge: Mass. must pay for killer’s sex change

BOSTON (AP) — State prison officials must provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate serving life in prison for murder, because it is the only way to treat her …


Judge grants sex change for Mass. murder convict

BOSTON (AP) — State prison officials must provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate serving life in prison for murder, because it is the only way to treat her …


Judge orders sex change for Mass. murder convict

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered state prison officials to provide a taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate serving life in prison for murder. U.S. District …