The bill is similar to a number of anti-trans sports bills signed into law in GOP-led states across the country.
“We know that fans of NASCAR look different, they love different, they're differently able ... This gives us an opportunity to let them know that we see them as well as support them.”
In his lawsuit, he claims that he was convicted after having consensual sex with another adult man under the state's now-invalid anti-sodomy law.
She is at least the 45th trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person known to have died by violence in the U.S. this year, passing last year's number of 44.
The suspect is a former romantic partner who is accused in at least three other homicides.
Cezar McKnight's bill seeks to ban trans youth from receiving trans-related medical care.