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Praise, Criticism Follow Transgender Bathroom Decision

Praise, Criticism Follow Transgender Bathroom Decision

Feb 23
Comments about the Trump administration decision to rescind federal guidelines allowing transgender students to use public school bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity.

Bill Filed to Loosen Knot Over N Carolina 'Bathroom Bill'

Bill Filed to Loosen Knot Over N Carolina 'Bathroom Bill'

By Gary D. Robertson | Feb 23
North Carolina lawmakers filed bipartisan legislation Wednesday aimed at breaking an impasse over the state's "bathroom bill," but it's likely to face tough going in the Republican-controlled legislature.

Teen Inauguration Singer Tweets to Trump About Transgender Policy

Teen Inauguration Singer Tweets to Trump About Transgender Policy

Feb 23
More than a month after performing at President Donald Trump's inauguration, singer Jackie Evancho says she and her transgender sister want to meet with him about transgender rights.

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

By Maria Danilova and Sadie Gurman | Feb 22
The Trump administration on Wednesday ended federal protection for transgender students that required schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities, stepping into an emotional national issue.

Bill Allowing Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Gay Couples Passes Alabama Senate

Bill Allowing Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Gay Couples Passes Alabama Senate

Feb 22
An Alabama Senate committee has advanced a bill to let faith-based adoption agencies, including those that care for state foster children, turn away gay couples on religious grounds.

Trump Administration to Lift Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration to Lift Transgender Bathroom Guidance

By Maria Danilova and Sadie Gurman | Feb 22
The Trump administration will revoke federal guidelines that tell public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity, the White House said Wednesday.

Teachers Blast Trump Plan to Roll Back Protections for Transgender Students

Teachers Blast Trump Plan to Roll Back Protections for Transgender Students

Feb 22
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten on President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' plan to rescind Title IX guidance for transgender students:

What Happens if Trump Pulls Transgender Bathroom Guidance?

What Happens if Trump Pulls Transgender Bathroom Guidance?

By Sadie Gurman | Feb 22
The Trump administration could revise or withdraw an Obama-era directive requiring public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their chosen gender identity.

Missouri Bill Would Limit Transgender School Bathroom Access

Missouri Bill Would Limit Transgender School Bathroom Access

By Summer Ballentine | Feb 22
Missouri lawmakers are considering a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender children in public schools, despite a backlash that North Carolina faced over a broader law limiting bathroom use in all public buildings.

Transgender Students Bathroom Guidelines Coming

Transgender Students Bathroom Guidelines Coming

Feb 21
The White House says the Trump administration is working on a new set of guidelines on the use of school bathrooms for transgender students.

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