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.
Legislators debate a bill making it "child abuse" to let kids have transition procedures, while advancing a trans-exclusionary sports bill.
Legislators Tuesday overrode Gov. Asa Hutchinson's veto, making Arkansas the first state with such a law.
Transgender Day of Visibility finds the community more visible than ever but having to fend off unprecedented attacks.
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.
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.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson hasn't said if he supports the bill, which opponents warn will lead to discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and others.