Tag: Name Change

Woodrow Wilson High School under fire for name

WASHINGTON — America’s 28th president led the nation to victory in World War I. He appears on many historians’ lists of the country’s best presidents, but a conversation is underway about taking that name off one of Washington’s most diverse high schools — Woodrow Wilson High in Northwest D.C. “Woodrow Wilson was a very committed […]

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Google shortens ‘Android Messages’ to just ‘Messages’ on its Play Store listing

Google really, really likes changing its SMS app’s name. First named ‘Messenger,’ it was renamed to ‘Android Messages’ in early 2017, likely to avoid confusion with Facebook’s extremely popular Messenger. Now the name’s been shortened to just ‘Messages’ on the Play Store listing. What a world we live in. How it looked before today. To […]

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Judge Denies Parents’ Attempt To Change Transgender Child’s Name

LEBANON, Ohio (CBS Local) – “Age. Develop. Mature.” That was the message of an Ohio judge to a transgender teen after denying his parents’ request to change their child’s name. Warren County probate judge Joseph Kirby refused to allow Leigh and Kylen Whitaker’s attempt to change their 15-year-old’s name from Heidi to Elliott on June 22. The Whitakers […]

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