Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008 and an Illinois state senator from 1997 to 2004.
Barack Obama, the statute was read as to include sexual orientation or gender identity. However, under former President Donald Trump, Title IX was read as to only apply to the sex as defined at birth, not the gender a person identifies as.For additional reporting from the Associated Press, read below.The U.S.
Department of Justice on Thursday challenged bans involving transgender people that target athletes in West Virginia and children in Arkansas, slamming them as violations of federal law.The department filed statements of interest in lawsuits that seek to overturn new laws in those states.