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The department says transgender girls shouldn't be allowed to compete with cisgender girls and threatens federal funding for some Connecticut locales.

May 28 2020 4:57 PM

The Justice Department has taken a stand in a Connecticut lawsuit that seeks to bar trans girls from competing with their cisgender peers.

March 26 2020 4:03 PM

A lawsuit filed by an anti-LGBTQ group claims trans girls have an advantage over cisgender girls — not so, say advocates for trans athletes.

February 13 2020 1:45 PM

The Connecticut couple sued state and local officials over the matter.

August 16 2019 2:21 PM

Andrew Cuomo's action comes shortly after the signing of similar bills in Hawaii and Connecticut.

July 01 2019 5:11 PM

Fifth-grader Ella Briggs, who was bullied at her old school, ran on a pro-LGBTQ rights platform. 

March 20 2019 9:14 PM

U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty kept her chief of staff on after he was accused of harassing and threatening another employee.

April 02 2018 7:44 PM