In 2021, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that said K-12 students must participate in sports that coincide with the gender they were assigned at birth. Now, the same applies to college athletes.
James Roesener, 26, is the first openly trans man elected to a state legislature in U.S. history, per the LGBTQ Victory Fund. It says a record number of trans candidates ran in the 2022 midterms.
Chakrapong "Anne" Chakrajutathib, who controls JKN Global Group, purchased the organization for $20 million. She's a celebrity in Thailand who is outspoken about being a transgender woman.
Chappelle has received criticism over the last few years for his jokes aimed at the LGBTQ community, particularly transgender people.
The Georgia Senate passed the “Save Girls Sports Act,” which would ban Georgia schools from competing against others that allow transgender athletes to play on girl’s sports teams and would require student athletes to participate in sports according to the sex on their birth certificate.
But her selection is not without controversy. Some argue that because Laurel Hubbard went through male puberty, she will have an unfair advantage over her competitors.
The Emmy-winning actress is the executive producer of Disclosure, a new documentary on trans representation in Hollywood. Trans people were on film as early as 1914, but often misrepresented.