Rep. Zooey Zephyr had been banned from speaking for nearly a week, after saying the GOP would have “blood on their hands” for a ban on transition care for minors.
Republicans won’t allow Rep. Zooey Zephyr to speak about bills on the House floor for the rest of this year’s legislative session.
The state’s Attorney General Andrew Bailey announced an emergency regulation that erects enormous barriers to care for trans people of all ages.
Trans youth in South Dakota and their families are “scared” and “considering leaving” after the state banned gender-affirming care for minors.
The current legislative session has seen more than 350 anti-trans bills introduced in 36 states, a record.
“All you need to do is look at the news and see how bad it’s going to get.”
The historic victory is part of a “rainbow wave.”
The president of the right-wing Idaho Family Policy Center, which reportedly helped draft a bill to ban the shows, compared drag to blackface.
At the meeting, the board approved a set of policies that force students and staff to use bathrooms according to their gender assigned at birth.
The Utah parents demanded an investigation into whether the child athlete was transgender, and the state high school athletics association complied.
“They live in fear of what this directive means for their future,” a lawyer representing the family said, of Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to investigate parents who affirm their transgender kids.
Tiffany Holloway formed the Church of Prismatic Light to fight back against political attacks on LGBTQ youth—including her own family.