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Republican Sen. Roger Marshall seeks to block Biden ban on anti-trans discrimination in health care

The GOP senator doesn't think a ban on sex discrimination in health care should include gender identity, and he's making some baseless assertions to argue his case.

South Carolina has passed a gender-affirming care ban. Here's what families can do

Gov. Henry McMaster is likely to sign a gender-affirming care ban into law, but families in South Carolina still have options.

People are more likely to regret having children than gender-affirming surgery: study

Other operations, "while associated with higher rates of post-operative regret, are not as restricted and policed like gender-affirming surgery," a new study found.

Idaho closes legislative session with a slew of anti-LGBTQ+ laws

The new laws take direct aim at gender-affirming care for minors and the trans community.

DOJ sues Utah for discriminating against incarcerated trans woman who self-castrated

People with gender dysphoria are protected by the Americans With Disabilities Act, said Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke, and their rights "are not given up at the jailhouse door."

Utah violated rights of trans woman inmate who performed surgery on herself, DOJ finds

The Utah corrections department strongly disagreed with the finding, saying it was “blindsided” by the timing and had been working to resolve identified issues.

Texas quietly restricts gender-affirming care for trans adults: 'Canary in the coalmine'

Texas Medicaid will no longer cover gender affirming care for transgender adults as of tomorrow.

West Virginia Republicans want to prevent suicidal transgender youth from receiving care

GOP lawmakers in West Virginia are pushing to overturn an exception that allows transgender youth at risk of self-harm or suicide to receive gender-affirming care.

Idaho asks Supreme Court to let it enforce law banning gender-affirming care

The law, signed by Republican Gov. Brad Little last year, makes it a felony for doctors to provide medical treatment to transgender minors.

Wyoming bill could take trans kids from parents

House Bill 156 would define gender-affirming care to be "not in the best interest" of youth in the state. The bill affects guardianships, custody fights, and child protective services.

Utah parent accuses girl's basketball player of being trans, gets banned from games

Utah's anti-transgender laws are putting even children who aren't trans in jeopardy.

Trans veterans were promised access to gender-affirming surgeries — but it never happened

The Transgender American Veterans Association filed a lawsuit on Thursday over the Department of Veterans Affairs’ failure to act after years of inaction.

MrBeast's Kris Tyson dunks on transphobes while celebrating one year on hormone therapy

Even in celebrating her milestone, Tyson wasn't free from bigots online making fun of her. Luckily, she always has the perfect response.

Tennessee Ban on Gender-Affirming Care for Minors Upheld by Appeals Court

It is the first time a federal court has allowed such a law to go into effect.

Anti-Trans Misinformation Spewed at Senate Hearing — But It Gets Countered

The hearing was on the realities of LGBTQ+ people in the U.S.

Florida Transgender Veteran Kicked Out of VA Medical Center Bathroom

She says she was made to suffer the indignity of being kicked out of the bathroom on federal property.

Kentucky GOP: Conversion Therapy Good, Gender-Affirming Care Bad

Instead of banning the dangerous practice of conversion therapy which has been proven to harm LGBTQ+ people, Kentucky Republicans targeted transgender people’s access to health care.

Texas GOP Votes to Halt Gender-Affirming Care for Existing Patients

Because the cruelty of taking essential medical care away from people who rely on it seems to be the point of Republican politicians, who are not doctors, in 2023.

Florida Challenged Over Gender-Affirming Care Ban for Transgender Youth

Lawmakers in Florida are currently considering legislation that would codify the rules that are now being challenged in court.

Transgender Women Athletes Banned from World Athletics Track Events

LGBTQ+ rights groups have slammed the decision as discriminatory.