U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said the gay student's win "made a mockery of due process and transparency."
Perry claims that Bobby Brooks stole the election from another student, Robert McIntosh, who was disqualified after accusations of voter intimidation.
About 50 athletes have signed on to Athlete Ally's letter condemning the state's "bathroom bill," including (from left) Gus Kenworthy, Brittney Griner, and Aydian Dowling.
The House appears to be less enthusiastic about the measure, however.
Lawmakers in Texas gerrymandered their district maps along racial lines, a federal judge says.
Lawyers for Texas argue the state has an interest in procreation and opposite-sex unions are the only relationships that can produce the offspring needed for economic growth.
Some of those watching the match booed Mack Beggs when he easily defeated his female opponent to win the state championship.