The Department of Justice will no longer back Connecticut parents suing to keep transgender girls from participating in girls' interscholastic sports.
The Republican from Kentucky went on an anti-trans tirade at a confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education nominee Miguel Cardona.
"I am happily gay and in a same-sex relationship," Nicholas Hewlett declared in the virtual speech.
"There is a long history accusing 2SLGBTQ+ people of pedophilia and of 'corrupting' children and youth," says YouthLine Executive Director Berkha Gupta.
In recent days the Trump administration has endorsed anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination by groups receiving federal grants.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been no friend to transgender students or other marginalized groups.
Trevor Wilkinson spoke in front of the school board after being suspended for violating the dress code.