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The governor said the law was necessary because the president "encourages transgenderism."

March 11 2021 2:46 PM

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.

March 03 2021 9:26 PM

Bills aimed at keeping transgender girls and women off female interscholastic sports teams are moving forward in North Dakota, Mississippi, and Utah.

February 12 2021 5:05 PM

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.

February 04 2021 3:52 PM

Church leaders held a formal vote and sent a nasty letter reminding the lesbians they remain really unwelcome.

August 19 2019 8:52 AM

As Mississippi agriculture commissioner, the now-senator objected to the hosting of a commitment ceremony on state-owned property.

November 28 2018 2:38 PM

Hyde-Smith, who also has a history of problematic racial remarks, bested Mike Espy, who would have been the state's first black U.S. senator since Reconstruction.

November 27 2018 11:07 PM
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