Debate Over Transgender Bathroom Access Spreads NationwideOn Monday, the U.S. Justice Department weighed in, suing to overturn North Carolina's new law restricting transgender bathroom access and warning that any similar measures elsewhere in the country could also face challenges on grounds they violate federal nondiscrimination rules.
New Rule Addresses Bathroom Access For Transgender PeopleA 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
Oregon Bar To Pay $400K For Banning Transgender CustomersThe Oregon Court of Appeals affirmed a ruling that a Portland bar owner must pay about $400,000 in damages to patrons he told to stay away.
Bruce Jenner Comes Out As Transgender, Says ‘I Am A Woman’In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.
Parents Pull Daughter From School After Transgender Student Allowed To Use Girls BathroomTwo Boise parents are upset after a transgender student was allowed to use the girls bathroom at their daughter’s high school.
Christian University Gets Religious Exemption To Deny Transgender Student Housing In Male DormsFollowing a transgender student's discrimination complaint, the U.S. Department of Education has granted George Fox University, Christian school, a religious exemption from federal anti-discrimination laws.
Insurance Rules On Gender Identity Clarified The Washington Insurance Commissioner notes if services are covered for others, such as hormone therapy or breast reconstruction, they have to be covered for transgender people
Students Stir Controversy For 'Gay Is Not OK' Shirts Protesting National Day Of SilenceStudents at a high school in Oregon City sparked controversy after wearing “Gay Is Not Ok” shirts in protest of the National Day of Silence, an event intended to bring attention to bullying against the LGBT community in schools.
University Bars Transgender Student From Living In All-Male DormAn Oregon college is prohibiting a transgender student from living in all-male dormitories.
Transgender Woman Banned From Grocery Store For Using Women's BathroomA transgender woman was banned from a western Idaho grocery store after customers complained she used the women's restroom, police in Lewiston said.