The department says transgender girls shouldn't be allowed to compete with cisgender girls and threatens federal funding for some Connecticut locales.
The Justice Department has taken a stand in a Connecticut lawsuit that seeks to bar trans girls from competing with their cisgender peers.
A lawsuit filed by an anti-LGBTQ group claims trans girls have an advantage over cisgender girls — not so, say advocates for trans athletes.
The Connecticut couple sued state and local officials over the matter.
Andrew Cuomo's action comes shortly after the signing of similar bills in Hawaii and Connecticut.
Fifth-grader Ella Briggs, who was bullied at her old school, ran on a pro-LGBTQ rights platform.
U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty kept her chief of staff on after he was accused of harassing and threatening another employee.