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Kogan publishes public bathroom history in The Conversation

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan wrote a story in the May 26, 2016 edition of The Conversation titled, “How did public bathrooms get to be separated by sex in the first place?” Some argue that one solution to this impasse is to convert all public restrooms to unisex use, thereby eliminating the […]

Bloomberg quotes Kogan on gender-neutral bathrooms

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan was quoted in a May 18, 2016 Bloomberg story titled, “Public Toilets From NYC to LA Get Gender-Neutral Design Overhaul.” The transgender factor will propel experimentation with more individual but equal spaces, says Terry Kogan, a professor at the College of Law at the University of Utah who studies […]

Kogan interviewed by Time magazine, Buzzfeed on history of gender-specific bathrooms

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan was interviewed in the May 16, 2016 issue of Time magazine in a story titled, “Why Do We Have Men’s and Women’s Bathrooms Anyway?” “Social norms of the period dictated that the home was a woman’s place. Even as women entered the workplace, often in the new factories […]

Kogan interviewed by John Hockenberry for The Takeaway

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Terry Kogan was interviewed by The Takeway in a segment titled, “The Sexist Origins of Gender-Segregated Bathrooms.” Kogan discusses the history of the public restroom and nineteenth century American reactions to women entering the workforce helped shape North Carolina’s controversial HB2 ordinance. North Carolina and the United States Department […]

Kogan quoted on history of gender-specific bathrooms

A May 2, 2016 story on timeline.com relied heavily on Professor Terry Kogan’s work on the legal history of gender-specific bathrooms. Kogan’s research has been in the spotlight since North Carolina became the first state to pass a law that required people to use segregated bathrooms based on the sex written on their birth certificate. … Gender […]

Kogan’s work on gender-neutral bathrooms cited in current debate

The research of Professor Terry Kogan and his contributions to the book, Toilet: Public Restrooms and the Politics of Sharing, were cited by multiple media sources covering recent transgender bathroom laws. Many states follow the guidelines laid out in the Uniform Plumbing Code, which stipulates that “separate toilet facilities shall be provided for each sex,” […]

Kogan quoted in The Washington Post on new North Carolina law

S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Terry Kogan was quoted in the April 1, 2016 edition of The Washington Post in a story titled, “How the bathroom became a political battleground for civil rights.” North Carolina recently passed a law that requires transgender individuals to use the public restrooms that correlate with the gender listed on […]

Kogan Interviewed by The New York Times on Gender-Neutral Restrooms

November 16, 2015 – Professor Terry Kogan was interviewed by The New York Times about  gender-neutral restrooms in a story titled, “Making Bathrooms More Accommodating.” Read the complete story in The New York Times »

Kogan interviewed by NPR affiliate in Philadelphia on gender-neutral bathrooms

Terry Kogan, professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was featured on WHYY, Philadelphia’s leading public radio station,  in a segment on gender-neutral bathrooms. Professor Kogan teaches in the areas of Contracts, Copyright Law, Trusts & Estates, Art Law, Legal Philosophy, and Sexuality and the Law. His most recent scholarship has explored […]

3L Bossard Attends Weeklong Intellectual Property Law Institute in Washington, D.C.

In June 2015, rising 3L Justin Bossard participated in the HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute in DC, a week-long intensive IP event for 25 Hispanic law students from across the country. Jorge Contreras, an Associate Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, also teaches each year at the event. In the […]