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Will high court still hear transgender restroom case?

Transgenderism | New directive for schools on single-sex facilities creates uncertainty for upcoming Supreme Court arguments
by Emily Belz
Posted 2/23/17, 02:23 pm

A Supreme Court case on transgender access to school restrooms and locker rooms could still go forward next month, even though the Trump administration announced Wednesday it was rescinding Obama administration guidance on the matter. 

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Trump revokes Obama’s transgender directive

White House | White House says states should decide whether schools must open restrooms and locker rooms based on gender identity
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/22/17, 03:27 pm

The White House today rescinded the Obama administration’s transgender directive, a policy that required schools to allow students to use the restrooms and locker rooms that corresponded with their gender identities.

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Texas conservatives take on transgender restroom fight

Transgenderism | Lawmakers prepare to face the same boycotts and bigotry barbs lobbed at North Carolina
by Evan Wilt
Posted 2/20/17, 01:37 pm

WASHINGTON—The spotlight of the transgender debate is about to shine bright on Texas, where conservative lawmakers are bracing to continue the fight started in North Carolina last year.

The Texas legislature introduced a bill last month requiring all government facilities, including public schools, to keep restrooms, showers, and changing areas separated by biology, not gender identity. The law allows private business owners to make their own policies in accordance with their beliefs.

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