Stories tagged: transgender
Tue., March 1, 2016
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. 29, 2016
In a first-ever look at mental health among transgender children, Kristina Olson, a UW assistant professor of psychology, found that such kids with family support had normal levels of depression …
Sat., Feb. 20, 2016
100 years ago in Seattle: Judge sets aside conviction against former Spokane woman found guilty of being ‘lazy husband’
From our archives, 100 years ago Robert Gaffney, a woman who passed as a man for decades, was released from a Seattle jail.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016
100 years ago in Seattle: After 4 years of marriage, wife discovers husband she married in Spokane was a woman
From our archives, 100 years ago Robert Gaffney was convicted in Seattle for failing to provide for his family, under what was known as the “lazy husband” law.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
Transgendered use of bathrooms not an invitation to more sexual predation.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016
The Spokane Valley City Council on Tuesday evening approved a resolution asking the state to repeal the bathroom access rules for transgendered people that were recently issued by the Washington …
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016
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
Spokane Valley sent a letter in support of legislative efforts to repeal new state rules governing transgender people’s access to restrooms.
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016
Transgender athletes should be allowed to compete in the Olympics and other international events without undergoing sex reassignment surgery, according to new guidelines adopted by the IOC.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 5, 2016
OLYMPIA – A new rule in Washington state requires buildings open to the public to allow transgender people to use restrooms and locker rooms of the gender they identify with.
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
Charges against two men accused of assaulting a transgender woman at Boots Bakery earlier this year were dropped last week due to insufficient evidence.
Mon., July 13, 2015
WASHINGTON — Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or …
Tue., June 9, 2015
Following local and national discussion about transgender rights, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released new guidelines covering use of workplace restrooms.
Fri., April 24, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Bruce Jenner’s much-anticipated ABC interview with Diane Sawyer kicked off Friday night with some tears and an expected revelation. “For all intents and purposes,” Jenner said, “I …
Fri., Feb. 20, 2015
The Spokane police officer in charge of the initial response to the assault of a transgender woman in Boots Bakery and Lounge said witnesses didn’t report any sexual slurs or …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
Spokane police say they found no evidence to support allegations that officers behaved improperly when responding to the assault of a transgender woman at Boots Bakery on Jan. 30. The …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 18, 2015
Spokane police say they found no evidence to support allegations that officers behaved improperly when responding to the assault of a transgender woman at Boots Bakery on Jan. 30.
Thu., Feb. 5, 2015
The two men accused of assaulting a transgender woman Friday after she spat in one of their faces outside a downtown bakery and bar are denying they taunted her or …
Wed., Feb. 4, 2015
The two men accused of assaulting a transgender woman Friday after she spat in one’s face outside a downtown bakery and bar are denying that they taunted her or hit …
Wed., Feb. 4, 2015
Two men suspected of beating a transgender woman in downtown Spokane were arrested Tuesday, eight hours after police sought the public’s help to identify the attackers. The victim of the …
Tue., Feb. 3, 2015
Spokane police are seeking help from the public to identify two men suspected of assaulting a transgender woman at Boots Bakery last week.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 2, 2015
A transgender woman who was assaulted at Boots Bakery last week says Spokane police need better training on treating transgender people with respect.
Mon., July 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what …
Wed., April 3, 2013
A fading tattoo on Cynthia Macandrew’s chest says David. The heart was inked for David J. Andrews, 66, a man she met at 18, married and with whom she had …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 20, 2012
A Spokane woman who used to be a man has been linked to two of three 1990 prostitute slayings in the Spokane area based on a recently discovered fingerprint and …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012
NEW YORK — A new Gallup survey, touted as the largest of its kind, estimates that 3.4 percent of American adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2012
Pride Foundation, the largest funder of scholarships for gay, bisexual and transgender students and supporters in the nation, will offer a drop-in session to help students write or revise their …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2009
City officials in Moscow are considering a new policy that would give transgender people protection under the city’s nondiscrimination policy.