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Texas Anti-Trans Sports Bill Goes Into Effect

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House Bill 25 requires student-athletes to play on teams that correspond to the sex listed on their birth certificate, which must have been issued near the time of birth.

The Lone Star state joined Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Montana, and Tennessee in passing such legislation last year.

Idaho and West Virginia adopted a similar law, but those are temporarily blocked by court action. The governor of South Dakota has issued executive orders with the same effect, and a bill has been introduced this year.Bills like HB 25 have been vetoed by the governors of Kansas, Louisiana, and North Dakota.According to the Trevor Project, a country-wide suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ+ youth, about 1 in 3 LGBTQ+ youths report participating in sports.

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