Texas GOP Leaders Signal Failed 'Bathroom Bill' Won't ReturnTexas Republican leaders are signaling that a failed "bathroom bill" in 2017 that targeted transgender individuals and upended the legislature isn't coming back.
Social Issues Could Take Back Seat In New Texas LegislatureThe Texas Legislature opens today with lawmakers expected to tackle such matters as fixing the state's school finance system, cutting property taxes and paying for Hurricane Harvey recovery.
Struggle For Transgender Rights Shifts To Health CareThe Trump administration is coming under fire for rewriting a federal rule that bars discrimination in health care based on "gender identity."
Alaska Voters First In The Nation To Reject Bathroom BillVoters in Alaska's largest city are on track to becoming the first in the U.S. to defeat a so-called bathroom bill.
Top Texas Police Chiefs Oppose 'Bathroom Bill'Texas senators have begun an emotionally charged floor debate over a revived "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.
Does The Texas Bathroom Bill Battle Reflect Larger GOP Problem?State lawmakers are heading into a special session Tuesday to consider restrictions again on what bathroom transgender people can use.
Texas Set To Pass Transgender Bathroom Law For SchoolsA transgender "bathroom bill" now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas — though it may only apply to public schools.
Transgender Bathroom Rights Case Sent Back To Lower CourtThe Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen's case to a lower court without reaching a decision, leaving in limbo the issue of transgender rights in school settings.
Supreme Court Could Decide Transgender Case. Or Not.Both the transgender teen who sued to use a boys' bathroom and the Virginia school board that won't let him still want the Supreme Court to issue a definitive ruling in their ongoing dispute.
Cash Crunch, Bathroom Bill Battle Await Texas LawmakersA cash crunch and a potential policy showdown over a North Carolina-style transgender bathroom bill are raising tensions as Texas lawmakers return to work today.
Parents Call For Decision On Transgender Bathroom DebateParents in Dallas/Fort Worth are asking for a resolution to be made concerning the transgender bathroom debate in public schools.
Fort Worth Court Hears School Transgender Bathroom ArgumentsThe fight over bathroom rights for transgender students will take center stage in a Fort Worth court. Texas and 11 other states are suing to stop the Obama administration directive concerning bathroom rights for transgender students.