About 50 athletes have signed on to Athlete Ally's letter condemning the state's "bathroom bill," including (from left) Gus Kenworthy, Brittney Griner, and Aydian Dowling.
The House appears to be less enthusiastic about the measure, however.
Lawmakers in Texas gerrymandered their district maps along racial lines, a federal judge says.
Lawyers for Texas argue the state has an interest in procreation and opposite-sex unions are the only relationships that can produce the offspring needed for economic growth.
Some of those watching the match booed Mack Beggs when he easily defeated his female opponent to win the state championship.
The Texas branch of the American Civil Liberties Union has invested in a transgender rights Facebook campaign that is summed up as, "Taking A Seat, Making A Stand."
Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, and more than 100 others have signed an open letter urging Texas lawmakers to reject anti-LGBT legislation.