Stories tagged: "transgender"

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Hobbs Bans State Support of Conversion Therapy, Allows Gender-Affirming Care for State Workers

Under Hobbs’ executive actions, state agencies will be prohibited from using funds to promote or facilitate conversion therapy, and state employee health insurance plans can no longer list gender-affirming surgery as ineligible for coverage.

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Gov. Hobbs Vetoes Anti-Trans Bathroom Bill

In her veto message, Hobbs called Senate Bill 1040 “discriminatory against LGBTQ youth” and pledged to veto every bill that “aims to attack and harm children.”

Staff members, from left, John Ngo, Abby Loza and Eric Morales, finish sorting clothing on the last day of the drive. (Photo by Samia Salahi/Cronkite News)
From Stilettos to Sneakers, This Phoenix Center Offers LGBTQ Youth Gender-Affirming Clothes

One-n-Ten, a Phoenix youth center, offers gender-affirming clothing to local LGBTQ+ youths.

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10 Controversial Bills Just Passed By Arizona Republicans

The bills include another attempt to ban abortion outright, as well as efforts to ban certain books in schools and a proposal to criminalize homelessness.

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Arizona Attorney General Kris Mayes Won’t Defend Anti-Trans Sports Law

A lawsuit filed by a group of parents claims the law is discriminatory against their trans daughters by prohibiting them from certain activities based on their gender.

Protesters of Kentucky Senate bill SB150, known as the Transgender Health Bill, cheer on speakers during a rally on the lawn of the Kentucky State Capitol in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, March 29, 2023. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
Opinion: I’m a Transgender School Official in Arizona and I’m Worried About the Legislature’s Bullying

Paul Bixler, a transgender woman on the Liberty Elementary School District board, says she is worried about the Arizona Legislature's anti-trans bills and their effects on schools.

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Following Drag Queen Controversy, Gov. Candidate Kari Lake Points Fingers at ‘Alphabet Mafia’

In 2022 alone, more than 240 bills meant to target the LGBTQ community have been filed in state legislatures across the country, usually under the false guise of protecting children.