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All-Gender Restrooms Proposed in San Francisco

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 16
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos this week introduced legislation that would require local businesses and city-owned properties to make all one-person bathrooms gender neutral.

Utah Proposal Dictates Transgender Bathroom Use

NATIONAL | By Annie Knox | Feb 5
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

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
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

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 17
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

HOME | By Carolyn Thompson | Sep 23
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

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

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

NATIONAL | By Cristina Silva | Mar 20
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

FAMILY | By P. Solomon Banda | Feb 28
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

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.

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