Groves is at least the 39th trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person to die by violence in the U.S. this year.
The governor said the law was necessary because the president "encourages transgenderism."
The Mississippi bill would keep transgender girls out of girls' sports, while the South Dakota legislation is a so-called religious freedom measure that would enable discrimination.
Bills aimed at keeping transgender girls and women off female interscholastic sports teams are moving forward in North Dakota, Mississippi, and Utah.
Bianca “Muffin” Bankz of Atlanta was a formerly homeless woman rebuilding her life, and Dominique Jackson of Jackson, Miss., was a community leader. Both were just 30.
Church leaders held a formal vote and sent a nasty letter reminding the lesbians they remain really unwelcome.
As Mississippi agriculture commissioner, the now-senator objected to the hosting of a commitment ceremony on state-owned property.