MOVEMENT ADVANCEMENT PROJECT
Snapshot: LGBTQ Equality by State
This map shows the overall policy tallies (as distinct from sexual orientation or gender identity tallies) for each state, the District of Columbia, and the five populated U.S. territories. A state’s “policy tally” counts the number of laws and policies within the state that help drive equality for LGBTQ people.
Resources, Policies, and Action Steps
TransAthlete is a resource for students, athletes, coaches, and administrators to find information about trans inclusion in athletics at various levels of play. This site pulls together existing information in one central location, and breaks down information into easy-to-reference areas to help you find what you need
Feeling inspired to change policies or become a better advocate for LGBTQ youth?
Athlete Ally is available to provide education on LGBTQI+ respect and inclusion and on transgender inclusion in sport for athletes, teams and leagues; guidance on inclusive policy development; and strategic leadership on impactful advocacy.
The Trevor Project
Resources and support dedicated to LGBTQ youth. You're not alone.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
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Lawmakers can’t cite local examples of trans girls in sports
Legislators in more than 20 states have introduced bills this year that would ban transgender girls from competing on girls’ sports teams in public high schools. Yet in almost every case, sponsors cannot cite a single instance in their own state or region where such participation has caused problems.