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Utah Proposal Dictates Transgender Bathroom Use

By Annie Knox | Wednesday Feb 5, 2014
A Utah lawmaker has proposed a bill that would prevent transgender students from using bathroom facilities of their choice, joining a debate playing out in a handful of other states sparked by a California law that broke new ground on transgender rights.

Philly Mayor Says Buildings Must Have Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 31, 2013
Per a new law passed in Philadelphia on Oct. 24, all new or renovated city-owned buildings must now include gender-neutral bathrooms.

Calif. Man Sues City for False Arrest in Bathroom Gay Sex Sting

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 17, 2013
A man from Los Angeles is suing the city of Manhattan Beach, located in southwestern Los Angeles County, for falsely arresting him for looking for gay sex in a bathroom sting and publicly humiliating him by posting his mug shot on the city’s website.

Wipe Woes: What Not to Flush

By Carolyn Thompson | Monday Sep 23, 2013
To flush or not to flush? That is the question. Increasingly popular bathroom wipes - pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable - are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the nation.

Arizona Transgender Bathroom Bill Won’t Move

Thursday Jun 6, 2013
The sponsor of an Arizona bill targeting transgendered people who want to use bathrooms of the gender they identify with says he’s giving up on the issue this Legislative session.

Transgender Woman Banned From Idaho Grocery Store

Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
A transgender woman was banned from a western Idaho grocery store after customers complained she used the women’s restroom, police in Lewiston said.

Arizona Bill Ties Restroom Use to Birth Gender

By Cristina Silva | Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
Arizona lawmakers want to prohibit anyone not associated with their birth gender from using public restrooms, showers and dressing rooms in the nation’s latest tussle over equal rights for transgender people.

Colo. Transgender Girl Can’t Use School Bathroom

By P. Solomon Banda | Thursday Feb 28, 2013
A Colorado family is in the midst of a legal battle with the school district in Fountain, a town 82 miles south of Denver, over a dispute whether their transgender child should use the school’s girl’s bathroom or the nurse’s bathroom.

Ghoulish Grooming Goodies for Halloween

Tuesday Oct 9, 2012
There’s a chill in the air and it’s the time of year for a wicked good time. Turn a dull autumn soak into a colorful cauldron of bath time bliss with some ghoulishly good grooming products.

Minn. Politician Public Won’t Face Charges for Alleged Public Sex With Male, 17

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Aug 17, 2012
A Democratic state representative from Minnesota was under a police investigation for "suspicious activity" that occurred in an interstate public bathroom, reportedly with a 17-year-old male he met through Craig’s List.