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'transgender rights'

Arkansas and five more states sue over federal rule change protecting LGBTQ students

The lawsuit filed today by Tim Griffin and Missouri AG Andrew Bailey is at least the fourth lawsuit filed by red-leaning states opposed to the rule.
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Sanders says state won't comply with Title IX changes, swipes again at trans students

Judging from Sanders and Gaines speeches, you'd think the new Title IX rules require universities to let transgender girls to play in womens' sports leagues. They do no such thing.
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ACLU sues over rule preventing nonbinary and trans Arkansans from using correct gender markers on state ID

A new rule that requires Arkansans to use gender identifiers that match their birth certificates and takes the gender-neutral "X" off the table as an option on driver's licenses is being challenged in court.

Razorback athlete joins lawsuit over NCAA's transgender policies

Ainsley Erzen, a University of Arkansas soccer player and track athlete, is among the plaintiffs challenging the NCAA's policies regarding transgender athletes in women's sports.
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Sanders targets trans community again with strict new gender rules for state-issued IDs

Arkansas Republicans have long attacked defenseless transgender kids hoping to pee at school or to raise a hand and have the teacher call them by their preferred name. Now, Sanders and Co. seem to be shifting their sights to grown-ups.

Bill that would criminalize trans people using public bathrooms clears Senate committee

A bill that would make it a crime for a trans person to use a bathroom or locker room that matches their gender identity if anyone under 18 is present in one of those facilities passed out of a Senate committee Monday. If passed into law, it would be the most extreme bathroom ban in the country.
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Poor and transgender Arkansans take it on the chin as work requirement and drag show bills advance

Might makes right at the Arkansas Capitol, where a Republican supermajority scoffs at facts and constitutional rights.

Bullying of trans Arkansans/obsession with childrens' genitals continues at the Arkansas Capitol

House Bill 1156 would require public school students to match the genitals they had at birth with the sex designation of the bathrooms and locker rooms they're using at school now.
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Tired of being targeted, LGBTQ+ and supporters to rally at the Capitol Sunday

Organizers of a rally set for Sunday are building up defenses and working toward understanding as they work to protect gay and transgender people in Arkansas.

Miss United States of America must have a vagina, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge argues

You have to have female parts to claim the crown, she said.
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‘Kids feel like they’re being erased’: Inside the clinic targeted by Arkansas’s new anti-trans law

A new state law puts Arkansas doctors who work with transgender youth in a difficult bind: They must either stop providing what they consider to be life-saving medication to their young patients or risk losing their medical license.

Bathroom bill stalls as Arkansas lawmakers consider costs

A bill to police which bathrooms trans people can use in Arkansas schools, arenas and other publicly owned buildings is on hold while experts tally up the costs.
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