‘Youth are coming out younger and younger and they need support’
Ruling found petitions violated First Amendment
Governor, other state officials praised 5-2 decision
“Telling transgender students that they can’t participate as who they really are amounts to excluding them from sports entirely"
As Republican politicians continue to push for limits to LGBTQ+ rights, many LGBTQ+ people & their allies promise to continue fighting
"The needless barrier to accurate documentation for transgender people enacted by the Montana legislature is unconstitutional”
Including a bill that would criminalize doctors for providing best-practice, gender-affirming care to transgender and nonbinary youth
"Judge Meachum’s ruling that the policy is likely unconstitutional & may not be enforced brings welcome relief to the parents & children"
85% of transgender and nonbinary youth say that recent debates around anti-trans bills have negatively impacted their mental health
Noem’s draft legislation would codify two executive orders – one for K-12 students and the other for the collegiate level.