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1 month ago
LGBT

Riley Gaines calls trans teen high schooler a 'mediocre man'

Transgender athlete controversy in women's sports. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
LGBT

New Hampshire Senate passes bill to restrict transgender athletes in grades 5-12

Transgender athlete ban bill for grades 5-12 passed in New Hampshire amid controversy. [ more ]
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4 months ago
LGBT

Caitlyn Jenner says trans women are not 'real women'

Caitlyn Jenner expresses views on trans women in sports and chromosome testing.
Jenner advocates for sex tests in sports, believes hormones have minimal impact on athletic performance. [ more ]
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1 month ago
LGBT

Riley Gaines calls trans teen high schooler a 'mediocre man'

Transgender athlete controversy in women's sports. [ more ]
Boston.com
2 months ago
LGBT

New Hampshire Senate passes bill to restrict transgender athletes in grades 5-12

Transgender athlete ban bill for grades 5-12 passed in New Hampshire amid controversy. [ more ]
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4 months ago
LGBT

Caitlyn Jenner says trans women are not 'real women'

Caitlyn Jenner expresses views on trans women in sports and chromosome testing.
Jenner advocates for sex tests in sports, believes hormones have minimal impact on athletic performance. [ more ]
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#gender-identity
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1 month ago
LGBT

Transgender high school runner faced "blatant transphobia" as she won state title

Transgender runner, Aayden Gallagher, faced hostility and boos during state championships, showcasing ongoing challenges for transgender athletes in sports. [ more ]
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2 months ago
LGBT

British darts star forfeits match after refusing to face trans player

Deta Hedman forfeited a darts match against trans opponent Noa-Lynn van Leuven, citing she would not play a man in a women's event. [ more ]
Boston 25 News
3 weeks ago
New York City

Lawmakers in a New York county pass transgender athlete ban after earlier ban is thrown out in court

County legislature in Nassau, NY, voted to bar transgender female athletes from girls' and women's teams at county-owned facilities, after a failed executive order attempt. [ more ]
New York Post
3 weeks ago
LGBT

Nassau County legislature approves measure that would reinstate transgender sports ban

Nassau County reinstates ban on transgender athletes in women's sports. [ more ]
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1 month ago
LGBT

Transgender high school runner faced "blatant transphobia" as she won state title

Transgender runner, Aayden Gallagher, faced hostility and boos during state championships, showcasing ongoing challenges for transgender athletes in sports. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
2 months ago
LGBT

British darts star forfeits match after refusing to face trans player

Deta Hedman forfeited a darts match against trans opponent Noa-Lynn van Leuven, citing she would not play a man in a women's event. [ more ]
Boston 25 News
3 weeks ago
New York City

Lawmakers in a New York county pass transgender athlete ban after earlier ban is thrown out in court

County legislature in Nassau, NY, voted to bar transgender female athletes from girls' and women's teams at county-owned facilities, after a failed executive order attempt. [ more ]
New York Post
3 weeks ago
LGBT

Nassau County legislature approves measure that would reinstate transgender sports ban

Nassau County reinstates ban on transgender athletes in women's sports. [ more ]
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#ncaa
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Granderson: NCAA dilemma about trans athletes shouldn't be a hard call

NCAA faces challenge in drafting transgender athlete policy satisfying all parties, amid conservative push for bans based on unsubstantiated claims. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
LGBT

Granderson: The NCAA's dilemma about trans athletes shouldn't be that hard of a call

The NCAA is under pressure to create a policy on transgender athletes satisfying both progressives and conservatives. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
2 months ago
LGBT

Granderson: NCAA dilemma about trans athletes shouldn't be a hard call

NCAA faces challenge in drafting transgender athlete policy satisfying all parties, amid conservative push for bans based on unsubstantiated claims. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
2 months ago
LGBT

Granderson: The NCAA's dilemma about trans athletes shouldn't be that hard of a call

The NCAA is under pressure to create a policy on transgender athletes satisfying both progressives and conservatives. [ more ]
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#lgbtq-rights
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

NY court strikes down Nassau County order banning transgender athletes from competing on girls' sports teams

A New York judge struck down an executive order banning transgender athletes from competing in girls' or women's sports leagues on Long Island. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Education

Biden's New Title IX Rules Add Campus Protections for LGBTQ+ Students

LGBTQ+ student rights and campus sexual assault protections strengthened under Biden administration's revised Title IX regulation. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
LGBT

Wisconsin Gov. vetoes "harmful" trans sports ban because it would make state "less safe"

Governor Evers vetoed a ban on transgender high school athletes due to potential harm to mental well-being and safety of LGBTQ+ individuals.
The vetoed bill aimed to require athletes to play on teams based on birth certificates, overturning policies allowing gender identity-based team placement. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Education

House Republicans just got closer to passing two anti-LGBTQ+ bills

Bills restricting LGBTQ+ rights advanced in House committees
Sports organizations that allow trans women could lose recognition [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
LGBT

Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner backs ban on female transgender athletes from using county-owned facilities

Jenner supports ban on transgender athletes in women's sports
Criticism from LGBT Network on Jenner's stance [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 hours ago
US news

New Hampshire Bans Gender-Transition Surgery for Minors

New Hampshire bans gender-transition surgeries for minors, prohibits transgender athletes in school sports, and allows parents to opt out of certain educational topics. [ more ]
Advocate.com
2 months ago
LGBT

NY court strikes down Nassau County order banning transgender athletes from competing on girls' sports teams

A New York judge struck down an executive order banning transgender athletes from competing in girls' or women's sports leagues on Long Island. [ more ]
time.com
3 months ago
Education

Biden's New Title IX Rules Add Campus Protections for LGBTQ+ Students

LGBTQ+ student rights and campus sexual assault protections strengthened under Biden administration's revised Title IX regulation. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
LGBT

Wisconsin Gov. vetoes "harmful" trans sports ban because it would make state "less safe"

Governor Evers vetoed a ban on transgender high school athletes due to potential harm to mental well-being and safety of LGBTQ+ individuals.
The vetoed bill aimed to require athletes to play on teams based on birth certificates, overturning policies allowing gender identity-based team placement. [ more ]
LGBTQ Nation
3 months ago
Education

House Republicans just got closer to passing two anti-LGBTQ+ bills

Bills restricting LGBTQ+ rights advanced in House committees
Sports organizations that allow trans women could lose recognition [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
4 months ago
LGBT

Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner backs ban on female transgender athletes from using county-owned facilities

Jenner supports ban on transgender athletes in women's sports
Criticism from LGBT Network on Jenner's stance [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 hours ago
US news

New Hampshire Bans Gender-Transition Surgery for Minors

New Hampshire bans gender-transition surgeries for minors, prohibits transgender athletes in school sports, and allows parents to opt out of certain educational topics. [ more ]
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New York Post
2 months ago
LGBT

NYS Board of Regents joins the woke battle to force biological boys into girls' sports

New York's state Board of Regents will adopt a gender-neutral rule for school sports, allowing mixed-gender teams and trans kids to choose their team, amid controversies around transgender athletes in girls' sports. [ more ]
#title-ix
Axios
2 months ago
LGBT

NCAA transgender student-athlete participation policy under pressure

Advocates push for transgender inclusion in NCAA sports, fearing potential restrictions. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
LGBT

Caitlyn Jenner says trans athletes cause 'physical harm' as ex-Olympian backs Nassau County ban in girls sports

Biological males should not compete in female sports for the integrity of competition.
Trans women competing in female sports can harm opportunities for biological females under Title IX. [ more ]
Axios
2 months ago
LGBT

NCAA transgender student-athlete participation policy under pressure

Advocates push for transgender inclusion in NCAA sports, fearing potential restrictions. [ more ]
New York Post
4 months ago
LGBT

Caitlyn Jenner says trans athletes cause 'physical harm' as ex-Olympian backs Nassau County ban in girls sports

Biological males should not compete in female sports for the integrity of competition.
Trans women competing in female sports can harm opportunities for biological females under Title IX. [ more ]
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www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Medicine

New Study Bolsters Idea of Athletic Differences Between Men and Trans Women

Transgender female athletes show differences in physical abilities compared to cisgender women, cautioning against broad bans in sports. [ more ]
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2 months ago
LGBT

Trans athletes could actually be disadvantaged in some areas, study finds

Transgender athletes may actually be disadvantaged in certain sports, challenging common misconceptions. [ more ]
abovethelaw.com
3 months ago
Law

How Appealing Weekly Roundup

Abortion ban pressure on Democrats. [ more ]
#gender-inclusion
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3 months ago
LGBT

These sports now ban trans athletes at elite level

World Netball updated policy, joining other sports in banning trans women from competitions. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 months ago
LGBT

Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner supports New York policy banning trans women from sports

Caitlyn Jenner supports New York ordinance restricting transgender athletes in women's sports teams.
Nassau County policy excludes transgender women from over 100 athletic facilities, neglecting transgender men. [ more ]
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5 months ago
LGBT

Congressional Republicans attempt to ban trans athletes from US Olympic team

Republican politicians introduce bill to ban trans women from US Olympic team
2024 Paris Olympics introduces age requirement for trans athletes [ more ]
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1 month ago
LGBT

Trans swimmer Lia Thomas loses legal battle over World Aquatics ban

Trans swimmer Lia Thomas loses bid to overturn World Aquatics restrictions. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
3 months ago
LGBT

These sports now ban trans athletes at elite level

World Netball updated policy, joining other sports in banning trans women from competitions. [ more ]
Advocate.com
3 months ago
LGBT

Former Olympian Caitlyn Jenner supports New York policy banning trans women from sports

Caitlyn Jenner supports New York ordinance restricting transgender athletes in women's sports teams.
Nassau County policy excludes transgender women from over 100 athletic facilities, neglecting transgender men. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
5 months ago
LGBT

Congressional Republicans attempt to ban trans athletes from US Olympic team

Republican politicians introduce bill to ban trans women from US Olympic team
2024 Paris Olympics introduces age requirement for trans athletes [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
LGBT

Trans swimmer Lia Thomas loses legal battle over World Aquatics ban

Trans swimmer Lia Thomas loses bid to overturn World Aquatics restrictions. [ more ]
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#caitlyn-jenner
New York Post
3 months ago
LGBT

Nassau County executive Bruce Blakeman swamped with support for trans athlete ban

Strong support for Nassau County's ban on trans athletes from various groups.
Positive response to the ban on social media and through personal messages. [ more ]
LI Press
4 months ago
LGBT

Caitlyn Jenner Voices Support For Nassau Transgender Sports Ban

Caitlyn Jenner supports ban on transgender athletes at county facilities.
Concerns raised about fairness and safety in women's sports with transgender participation. [ more ]
New York Post
3 months ago
LGBT

Nassau County executive Bruce Blakeman swamped with support for trans athlete ban

Strong support for Nassau County's ban on trans athletes from various groups.
Positive response to the ban on social media and through personal messages. [ more ]
LI Press
4 months ago
LGBT

Caitlyn Jenner Voices Support For Nassau Transgender Sports Ban

Caitlyn Jenner supports ban on transgender athletes at county facilities.
Concerns raised about fairness and safety in women's sports with transgender participation. [ more ]
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New York Post
3 months ago
Education

Transgender athletes could be banned from women's sports as Manhattan's largest school board district looks to pass resolution

District 2 in Manhattan is considering a resolution to review transgender athletes' participation in girls' sports.
The resolution aims to encourage community input and review of existing guidelines allowing trans participation. [ more ]
#discrimination
Advocate.com
4 months ago
LGBT

This women's roller derby league is standing up for trans athletes by suing their county

Transgender athletes in female teams banned from Nassau County facilities
Legal battle over discriminatory ordinance in New York [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
New York City

Long Island County Bans Transgender Athletes in Executive Order

Transgender girls banned from competing in Nassau County facilities
Growing number of efforts to ban transgender athletes from women's sports [ more ]
www.amny.com
4 days ago
LGBT

Editorial | Challenging an unjust trans sports ban in New York | amNewYork

Legal challenge filed against Nassau County trans sports ban, impacting NYC policies and transgender athletes' identity valuing. [ more ]
710 WOR
3 weeks ago
LGBT

Nassau County Bans Trans-Gender Men From Competing Against Women | 710 WOR

The banning of transgender athletes from women's and girls' sports in Nassau County is to protect the integrity of women's sports. [ more ]
WSB-TV Channel 2 - Atlanta
3 weeks ago
New York City

Lawmakers in a New York county pass transgender athlete ban after earlier ban is thrown out in court

Transgender female athletes barred from playing on girls' and women's teams at Nassau County-owned facilities. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
LGBT

New York County Legislature Passes Transgender Athlete Ban

The Nassau County legislature in New York voted to bar transgender athletes from county-owned facilities if not competing on birth-assigned or coed teams. [ more ]
Advocate.com
4 months ago
LGBT

This women's roller derby league is standing up for trans athletes by suing their county

Transgender athletes in female teams banned from Nassau County facilities
Legal battle over discriminatory ordinance in New York [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
New York City

Long Island County Bans Transgender Athletes in Executive Order

Transgender girls banned from competing in Nassau County facilities
Growing number of efforts to ban transgender athletes from women's sports [ more ]
www.amny.com
4 days ago
LGBT

Editorial | Challenging an unjust trans sports ban in New York | amNewYork

Legal challenge filed against Nassau County trans sports ban, impacting NYC policies and transgender athletes' identity valuing. [ more ]
710 WOR
3 weeks ago
LGBT

Nassau County Bans Trans-Gender Men From Competing Against Women | 710 WOR

The banning of transgender athletes from women's and girls' sports in Nassau County is to protect the integrity of women's sports. [ more ]
WSB-TV Channel 2 - Atlanta
3 weeks ago
New York City

Lawmakers in a New York county pass transgender athlete ban after earlier ban is thrown out in court

Transgender female athletes barred from playing on girls' and women's teams at Nassau County-owned facilities. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
LGBT

New York County Legislature Passes Transgender Athlete Ban

The Nassau County legislature in New York voted to bar transgender athletes from county-owned facilities if not competing on birth-assigned or coed teams. [ more ]
morediscrimination
New York Post
5 months ago
Women

Trans volleyball insanity is a spike to the face for women in sports

Transgender athletes dominated a women's volleyball game in Canada, leaving biological women on the benches.
The presence of transgender athletes in women's sports raises concerns about unfair advantages and the role of biological sex in competition. [ more ]
#olympics
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
5 months ago
LGBT

Are transgender athletes allowed in the Olympics? The truth behind the myths

Transgender athletes face increasing restrictions in sporting events including the Olympics.
The Paris 2024 Olympics will implement new requirements, such as completing transition before age 12, potentially disadvantaging transgender athletes. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
LGBT

What to Know About Nikki Hiltz and the History of Trans and Nonbinary Olympians

Transgender and nonbinary athletes like Nikki Hiltz are making history and breaking barriers in the sports world. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
5 months ago
LGBT

Are transgender athletes allowed in the Olympics? The truth behind the myths

Transgender athletes face increasing restrictions in sporting events including the Olympics.
The Paris 2024 Olympics will implement new requirements, such as completing transition before age 12, potentially disadvantaging transgender athletes. [ more ]
time.com
2 weeks ago
LGBT

What to Know About Nikki Hiltz and the History of Trans and Nonbinary Olympians

Transgender and nonbinary athletes like Nikki Hiltz are making history and breaking barriers in the sports world. [ more ]
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BBC Sport
6 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Barton comments 'dangerous', says sports minister

Sports minister Stuart Andrew condemns Joey Barton's social media tirade against women in the men's game as 'not acceptable' and 'dangerous comments that open the floodgates for abuse'.
Andrew states that he will speak to social media companies about addressing these issues. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Education

Florida athletic board bans transgender volleyball player from HS sports for a year, school fined

A Florida high school has been fined and placed on probation for allowing a transgender student to play on the girls volleyball team, in violation of a controversial law
The 2021 law, named "The Fairness in Women's Sports Act," prohibits transgender girls and women from playing on public school teams for girls [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
7 months ago
LGBT

Cyclist slams 'ridiculous' outrage after coming third to two trans athletes

Cyclist calls out anti-trans outrage
Chalmers emphasizes the importance of inclusivity in sports [ more ]
Decider
7 months ago
Film

'Lady Ballers' Rotten Tomatoes Page Flooded With 5-Star Reviews Amid Backlash From LGBTQ+ Community

Controversial film from conservative media site The Daily Wire received a 97 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes due to review bombing before its release.
Lady Ballers, produced by Daily Wire creator Jeremy Boreing, has faced backlash for allegedly mocking transgender athletes. [ more ]
#gender-equality
LI Press
1 month ago
LGBT

Nassau Republican Pols Introduce Legislation Banning Transgender Athletes From Women's Sports

Banning transgender athletes in women's sports due to perceived unfair advantages based on gender differences. [ more ]
New York Post
1 day ago
Women

Tish James' trans sports crusade will hurt women and girls

New York Attorney General fighting Nassau County's ban on biological males in women's sports disregards biological advantages in competition. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
LGBT

Olympic guidelines warn against using 'biological' language to describe athletes

Avoid biological language in Olympics to ensure fair representation and inclusivity. [ more ]
LI Press
1 month ago
LGBT

Nassau Republican Pols Introduce Legislation Banning Transgender Athletes From Women's Sports

Banning transgender athletes in women's sports due to perceived unfair advantages based on gender differences. [ more ]
New York Post
1 day ago
Women

Tish James' trans sports crusade will hurt women and girls

New York Attorney General fighting Nassau County's ban on biological males in women's sports disregards biological advantages in competition. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
1 month ago
LGBT

Olympic guidelines warn against using 'biological' language to describe athletes

Avoid biological language in Olympics to ensure fair representation and inclusivity. [ more ]
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Independent
2 days ago
LGBT

'People assume that you're too girly or not man enough' - LGBTQI+ people on overcoming homophobia in Irish sport

Sports environments can still be unwelcoming to LGBTQ+ individuals. [ more ]
Advocate.com
1 week ago
Law

Idaho and West Virginia ask Supreme Court to review anti-transgender sports laws

US Supreme Court may review Idaho and West Virginia's laws on transgender athletes in school sports. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 weeks ago
LGBT

San Francisco panel explores issues facing trans athletes

The summit in San Francisco addressed the importance of inclusion and support for transgender athletes in sports amidst national backlash during Pride month. [ more ]
www.wpxi.com
3 weeks ago
New York City

Lawmakers in a New York county pass transgender athlete ban after earlier ban is thrown out in court

Nassau County Legislature voted to bar transgender female athletes from girls' and women's teams at county-owned facilities, following a failed executive order attempt. [ more ]
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