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The bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prevent trans girls and women from competing on female teams.

February 24 2021 9:45 PM

The Department of Justice will no longer back Connecticut parents suing to keep transgender girls from participating in girls' interscholastic sports.

February 24 2021 2:14 PM

The world's first out gay male Olympic champion shared his struggles with his sexuality and addiction.

February 23 2021 4:56 PM

Grappling with the consequences of dumping one's internalized shame on others.

February 22 2021 6:20 PM

Republican Gov. Spencer Cox says meeting trans kids "changes your heart in important ways."

February 19 2021 3:59 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

The former governor and ambassador joins the right-wing chorus of alarmist rhetoric on trans female athletes.

February 09 2021 2:44 PM