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Oklahoma is the Latest State to Enact Transgender Athlete Ban

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt (R) signed a bill Wednesday that bans transgender student-athletes from competing in women’s and girls’ sports, making it the fourth...

Florida Governor Refuses to Recognize First Transgender Athlete to Win NCAA...

On Tuesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) issued a proclamation declaring Lia Thomas is not the "rightful winner" of the NCAA women's swimming championship. Thomas,...

NCAA Sparks Controversy with New Transgender Participation Policy

The NCAA Board of Governors has announced controversial changes to its policies for transgender student-athletes, sparking criticism from some LGBTQ rights advocates. In January, the...

Student-Athletes Call on NCAA to Address Anti-Transgender Bills

A group of 50 transgender and non-binary current and former student-athletes wrote a letter of concern to NCAA leaders urging them to take a...

NCAA to Pull Championship Games in States that Ban Transgender Athletes...

The NCAA's Board of Governors reaffirmed the association's 2016 non-discrimination policy by announcing Monday it will pull championship games from states that ban transgender women athletes...

Mississippi Becomes First State to Ban Transgender Athletes from Competing in...

This week, Mississippi lawmakers passed legislation that bans transgender student-athletes from competing in women and girl's sports, making it the first state in the...