Feds: North Carolina LGBT Law Violates Civil RightsA North Carolina law limiting protections to LGBT people violates federal civil rights protections and can't be enforced, The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday.
San Francisco Hires 'Potty-Sitters' To Discourage Bad Public Bathroom BehaviorThe city of San Francisco is stepping up its stinky patrol with the recent hiring of "potty-sitters" to ensure the city's public toilets are in decent condition and used for their intended purpose.
Could BART Finally Reopen Its Bathrooms At Underground Stations?The bathroom at the 10 stations have been closed since the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Six Months Later, San Francisco's Tenderloin Cleaner Thanks To Portable Toilets For HomelessStreets in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood blocks away from fancy stores and long lines of tourists waiting for cable cars have been cleaner since solar-powered toilets began rolling in four afternoons per week.
San Jose Homeless Encampment Residents Want City’s Help With Improving Living ConditionsResidents of the country's largest homeless encampment want the city of San Jose to improve their living conditions. Residents of the Jungle specifically want to know what San Jose's mayoral candidates would be willing to do to help them.
Berkeley School District Changes Policy After Elementary Student Forced To Clean Bathrooms As Punishment11-year-old Ishmael Perry said he was just an innocent bystander when a classmate at LeConte Elementary used bullying language in the afterschool program, but he was threatened with suspension. He instead chose to clean the school's bathrooms for two weeks.
Measure To Overturn California Transgender Students’ Rights Won’t Be On BallotThe secretary of state announced Monday that backers of the proposed measure to put a referendum on November's ballot to overturn a law allowing transgender students a choice on which restrooms and locker rooms to use, didn't gain enough signatures.