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Texas bill restricting transgender students’ participation in school sports headed to governor’s desk

Texas bill restricting transgender students’ participation in school sports headed to governor’s desk

A bill that marks the Texas GOP’s fourth attempt to pass legislation targeting the participation of transgender student athletes is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott for his signature. The bill, which would bar transgender youths from playing on school sports teams that align with their gender identity, cleared a final hurdle as the Texas House

Assclown Alert: San Antonio’s Clayton Perry votes ‘no’ on backing families with transgender kids

Assclown Alert is a column of opinion, analysis and snark. It’s tempting to write off Clayton Perry, the sole conservative on San Antonio’s largely progressive city council, as a loveable curmudgeon. After all, he’s more folksy than brash in his contrarian stances, not exactly someone prone to Trumpian tantrums. But Perry’s vote against last week’s

Texas bill restricting transgender student athletes’ sports participation has enough votes to pass, House Speaker Dade Phelan says

Three times this year — in the regular session and in two subsequent special sessions — legislation targeting transgender student athletes sailed through the Senate only to falter in the House. By Allyson Waller, The Texas Tribune “Texas bill restricting transgender student athletes’ sports participation has enough votes to pass, House Speaker Dade Phelan says”

Trans students in Texas would be barred from school sports teams matching their gender identity under a bill advanced by state Senate

The proposal would prohibit students from participating in a sport “that is designated for the biological sex opposite to the student’s biological sex as determined at the student’s birth.” By Shawn Mulcahy, The Texas Tribune Transgender students would be banned from competing on school sports teams based on their gender identity under a bill that

Texas Republicans want to keep transgender women out of women’s school sports teams

Lawmakers have filed legislation that would ban transgender girls and women who attend public K-12 schools, colleges and universities from playing on single-sex sports teams designated for girls and women. By Kate McGee and Aliyya Swaby, Texas Tribune Texas Republicans are again trying to limit the ways transgender youth can participate in athletics. Lawmakers have

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