CHANGED co-founder Pastor Elizabeth Woning told Newsweek members of her group were "gathering in DC to lobby our Congress members as constituents to tell them people like us exist—many people leave LGBTQ identity and experience behind."
Florida joins Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Mississippi, Tennessee and West Virginia, which have all enacted bans that prohibit transgender women and girls from playing on women's sports teams.
"It's so ridiculous. I can't even believe we've got to have a conversation about it, actually," Trump said.
"I would put together a commission," she told hosts of "America's Newsroom" on Wednesday. "And trans women, who are truly trans, who at a very young age, you know, started proper medical treatment, they've grown up as girls, of course, they should be able to compete in girls' sports."
After living in Arkansas for more than 15 years, one family has packed up and moved to New Mexico where they can better support their 17-year-old son—after the state passed legislation that criminalized transgender health care.
"I also want to acknowledge all the young trans athletes who are out there—given the chance to play sports as who they really are," Jenner said in 2015.
"Our poll shows LGBTQ people want leadership from elected officials and companies to speak out and take action for equality and against these discriminatory bills," GLAAD's president said.
Facing the risk of losing millions of dollars in funding, Montana lawmakers amended a controversial bill on Tuesday that would ban transgender athletes from competing in school and college sports according to the gender with which they identify.
Nearly two-thirds of the states in this country are in jeopardy of not hosting any college championship events if they pass the law.
Lawmakers voted to reverse Governor Asa Hutchinson's decision a day after he unexpectedly broke party lines. The bill prohibits doctors from providing gender-confirming hormone treatment or puberty blockers to anyone under age 18.
Biden praised the transgender community for "generations of struggle, activism, and courage that have brought our country closer to full equality for transgender and gender non-binary people in the United States and around the world."
In a viral video with over 16 million views, Rose Montoya recounts the negative experiences she faces while traveling through airport security as a transgender woman.
A federal appeals court ruled that the school could censure the girl's essay but she says she'll go to the Supreme Court.
Brandon Boulware addressed the Missouri House of Representatives as it discussed whether to stop trans girls from competing with cisgender girls in school sports.
Cecily Strong reprised her role as the freshman Congresswoman to discuss her latest controversy on SNL's Weekend Update.
The Supreme Court's landmark ruling in the Bostock case protected employees from being discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The Equality Act, however, would expand those protections for LGBTQ Americans seeking equal access to healthcare, housing and education.
After trading barbs on the U.S. House floor over transgender rights, the fight between U.S. Representatives Marie Newman and Marjorie Taylor Greene has taken an even more visible role.
Ryan Anderson's "When Harry Became Sally" has been removed from Amazon's cyber shelves. The author argues the book is crucial to the dialogue around transgender people, especially as the Biden administration moves to introduce more trans policies.
Until children are safe, nothing else matters.
Cleese's tweet was in response to a Twitter user who questioned his support for J.K. Rowling after the author faced a backlash over comments about transgender people.
"YouTube removed an entire episode of the Candace Owens show because we said that men are not women, and women are not men. I honestly cannot even believe how absolutely bats*** woke you have to be to believe basic truth to be 'hate speech,'" the conservative commentator tweeted on Friday.
Politicians attacking transgender Americans run the risk of alienating not just liberals but also moderates, Republicans and military families.
Abigail Shrier debates Juliet Jacques.
The IOC, and other sporting bodies that take the IOC's lead, should continue to assess on a case-by-case basis, and perhaps draw up firmer guidelines where necessary. But there is a bigger picture, a deeper ethos to consider.
Rowling's latest novel under the "Robert Galbraith" name features a male serial killer who wears a dress to kill his female victims. Amidst all the controversy surrounding Rowling's comments about trans-people, actor Robbie Coltrane has come to her defense.
Have Rowling's "Harry Potter" sales been affected by her sharing her problematic views? Yes and no—depending on which country you check.
We need to save women's sports by making sure only women can participate.
Around 150 writers, academics and activists signed a pice published by Harper's Magazine in which they denounce the "restriction of debate."
"Over the weekend I had the opportunity to discuss my consideration of an upcoming role as a transgender man, and I'd like to apologize for those remarks," Berry wrote on Twitter.