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Why are Republicans challenging Biden's Title IX rules in court?

The Biden administration wants to fight this discrimination using the federal law known as Title IX, but Republican-dominated states are trying to stop the move.

Mom of Florida trans girl athlete speaks out against possible firing for the first time

Jessica Norton, the mother of a trans student who briefly played on the Monarch High School volleyball team, spoke during a public comment period at a Broward County School Board meeting on Tuesday.

Karine Jean-Pierre calls out Republican attacks on transgender Americans during Pride Month

The White House Press Secretary touted the Biden-Harris administration’s support for LGBTQ+ people as GOP-led states attack the community.

Federal judge blocks Title IX protections for LGBTQ+ students in six more states

The preliminary injunction affects Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Federal judge blocks Title IX protections for transgender students in four states

Judge Terry A. Doughty said the rule goes against the original purpose of Title IX by protecting trans students, so he blocked its enforcement in Louisiana, Mississippi, Idaho, and Montana.

Anti-LGBTQ+ Texas judge rules against Biden’s Title IX protections for transgender students

Judge Reed O’Connor stepped in to block the U.S. Department of Education from protecting LGBTQ+ kids from discrimination in public schools, at least in Texas.

Texas professors use anti-trans slurs and call nonbinary students 'delusional' in Title IX lawsuit

Two University of Texas professors are suing the Biden Administration for including transgender students in anti-discrimination policies.

These two transphobic Republican members of Congress admit to affair

The married man and divorced woman were reportedly seen being affectionate around Capitol Hill before their affair was exposed.

Moms for Liberty joins in suing Biden administration over Title IX protections for trans students

The extremist group joined one of the country’s most extreme attorneys general in suing the Biden-Harris administration over it’s protection of trans and nonbinary kids in school.

Mississippi governor signs transgender bathroom ban

Mississippi’s new law stands in contrast to the expanded federal rules against discrimination under Title IX.

Over 20 Republican-led states are challenging Biden admin's LGBTQ-inclusive Title IX rule

The Department of Education says sex discrimination includes anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination. More than 20 Republican attorney generals disagree.

Donald Trump says he'll revoke Joe Biden's protections for trans people 'on day one'

“We’re gonna end it on day one … the whole thing is crazy,” Trump said on a Philadelphia talk show.

Months after threesome scandal, Bridget Ziegler attacks protections for Florida transgender students

Ziegler helped pass an anti-trans measure at a Florida school district.

South Carolina education leader: schools should ignore LGBTQ-inclusive Title IX rule

The Biden administration's directive "is not fairness, it is fiat," says Superintendent of Education Ellen Weaver.

Nine GOP-led states sue Biden administration over new transgender protections under Title IX

These Republican-controlled states are fighting to discriminate against students.

Parent arrested as Ryan Walters called 'bully and bigot' at Oklahoma meeting

The Oklahoma superintendent of public instruction has enraged many with his anti-LGBTQ+ stances.

New Biden administration Title IX rule protects transgender students’ bathroom & pronoun use at school

The updated rules enhance protections against discrimination based on sex, including for LGBTQ+ students, but leave the issue of transgender athletes’ participation in sports for further review.

Small-college association bans all transgender women from women's sports

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' new policy will go into effect with the 2024-2025 school year.

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor vetoes Republican transgender sports ban bill

The Democrat stood in the way of a law that Republicans wanted to have enacted targeting the trans community.