Republican Tate Reeves said the ban will "protect young girls from being forced to compete with biological males."
The bills are obvious attempts to restrict LGBTQ rights under the guise of solving phony concerns about athletic advantage.
LGBTQ rights advocates blasted the GOP lawmaker for choosing "to fearmonger and demonize children in his state” with his remarks.
The Sunflower State is one of eight considering such a bill, which supporters say is designed to protect minors who are “too young to be making those decisions.”
Philadelphia LGBTQ activist Kendall Stephens knows firsthand the horrors Black trans women face in America.
Queer Catholic advocates have welcomed bishops’ call to protect LGBTQ youth. But they say they need actions, too.
Holden White, who was hospitalized for almost a month last year, alleged that Chance Seneca targeted him because of his sexuality.
The Human Rights Campaign, GLAAD and even Cher praised the president for ending "a shameful chapter in our nation's history."
The new president is also expected to reinstate a rule protecting transgender students’ right to use the bathroom that best aligns with their gender identity.
The president is expected to repeal the Trump-era ban that prevents openly trans Americans from serving in the military as soon as Monday.