Louisiana Transgender Student Atheletes’ Rights Under Attack Again; Lege Threatens Veto Session

June 25, 2021

Once again, the Louisiana legislature is threatening the rights of transgender students in sports. On Tuesday, Governor John Bel Edwards struck down a bipartisan bill, SB 156, the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act.” Nevertheless, the legislature has decided not to give up, instead indicating that they may convene a legislative session just to override the […]


New Orleans Trans Community Celebrates Rejection of Transphobic Bill–Warns Against Future Ones

May 9, 2021

At New Orleans City Hall, trans organizations, including the Real Name Campaign, and various leaders in the trans community celebrated the defeat of Louisiana State Representative Beryl Amedee’s (R-Houma) House Bill 542. The bill was aimed at limiting transgender female children from participating in girls’ sports. The bill, which was defeated in committee, would have […]


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