- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 05 08:53 AM
A heated national debate over access to bathrooms by transgender people is sweeping the United States, with schools and businesses grappling with the issue that has become a hot topic in the presidential campaign. The so-called "bathroom battle" erupted after North Carolina in March became the first US state to require transgender people to use restrooms in public buildings that match the sex on...
- Chicago TribuneMay 05 10:01 AM
Dakota Yorke has become a media darling since I first met her. The 18-year-old Portage High School senior has appeared on several Chicago TV news shows this week, four of them on the same day. She's been interviewed by a handful of national publications, from New York to California. And she's been...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 04 08:13 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Dozens of families took legal action Wednesday in a bid to stop a suburban Chicago school district from allowing a transgender student to use a girls' locker room and restroom, arguing the policy trampled on the privacy rights of other students.
Lawsuit filed after transgender student gets loc... - Chicago Tribune
Families sue Illinois school district over trans... - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 03 10:13 PM
Geraldine Roman blows kisses to curious crowds and serenades them with a love song as she proudly campaigns to be the first transgender lawmaker in the mainly Catholic Philippines. The 49-year-old member of a powerful political family has a strong chance to win a seat in the nation's lower house in Monday's elections, in what would be a remarkable breakthrough for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and...
- Dallas Morning NewsMay 04 02:07 PM
Correction: This story has been changed to correct the definition of “transgender man.” AUSTIN — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is warning Target that its policy of allowing transgender people to use their desired bathroom could lead to “illegal or inappropriate activity.”
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Transgender bathroom access denial called a civi... - Business Insurance
- Chicago TribuneMay 04 01:23 PM
Consumer backlash is growing against Target's stance on what type of bathrooms its transgender customers and employees can use. Two weeks ago, the Minneapolis-based discounter issued a statement that said customers and employees can use the restroom or fitting room that "corresponds to their gender...
Why Target is taking stand on transgender people... - CBS MoneyWatch
Target Says Transgender Customers Can Use Bathro... - CBS Pittsburgh
- Chicago TribuneMay 03 11:33 AM
Transgender and gender nonconforming students will be able to use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity under updated guidelines announced Tuesday by Chicago Public Schools. Students who do not identify as male or female, and students who are questioning their gender identity...
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CPS release new guidelines to support transgende... - CLTV Chicago
CPS students can access bathrooms by gender iden... - Crain's Chicago Business
- CNNMay 04 05:04 PM
A flurry of policies affecting transgender people has swept the country in recent weeks, leading to widespread protests, economic losses and a growing debate about equality and privacy.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 04 04:37 PM
Federal authorities told North Carolina's governor on Wednesday that a new state law limiting restroom access for transgender people violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act. In a letter to Republican Governor Pat McCrory the Justice Department said North Carolina was "engaging in a pattern or practice of discrimination against transgender state employees." The letter, seen by Reuters, said the state...
N.C. governor stands firm on LGBT law, despite J... - The Christian Science Monitor
Justice Department challenges NC transgender law - WKBT La Crosse
North Carolina LGBT law threatened by Justice De... - The Christian Science Monitor
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 02 02:50 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh says a transgender pride flag raised Monday over Boston City Hall plaza will continue to fly until everyone is equal under the law in Massachusetts.
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