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The state was the first one to enact a ban on gender-affirming health care for minors. And more anti-LGBTQ+ legislation continues to advance around the nation.

April 19 2021 7:48 PM

Legislators debate a bill making it "child abuse" to let kids have transition procedures, while advancing a trans-exclusionary sports bill.

April 15 2021 4:14 PM

Legislators Tuesday overrode Gov. Asa Hutchinson's veto, making Arkansas the first state with such a law.

April 06 2021 4:08 PM

Transgender Day of Visibility finds the community more visible than ever but having to fend off unprecedented attacks.

March 31 2021 9:01 AM

The state's Senate approved a bill Monday and the House had passed it earlier this month, so it now goes to Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

March 29 2021 7:29 PM

It comes as more harmful bills are signed into law — a discriminatory "religious refusals" bill in Arkansas and an anti-transgender sports bill in Tennessee.

March 26 2021 9:42 PM

Gov. Asa Hutchinson hasn't said if he supports the bill, which opponents warn will lead to discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and others.

March 19 2021 9:01 PM