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Legislative Tracker: Anti-Transgender Student Athletics

Find bills related to prohibiting transgender youth from competing in student athletics and density maps to see where the most legislation of this type is being considered. 



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. 

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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

Support Resources

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American Civil Liberties Union

The ACLU has been at the center of nearly every major civil liberties battle in the U.S. for more than 100 years. 

Learn more about transgender rights, including how to file a complaint if your civil liberties have been violated. 

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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.



GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance.

As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.

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GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)

GLAD works on the cutting edge of transgender rights, from health care access, to fair treatment for youth and students, to non-discrimination protections in every area of life.



Every student has the right to a safe, supportive, and LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 education

Creating safer and more supportive environments for students through programs, advocacy, research, and policy work. 

Learn more about pronouns and why they matter here


TransFamily Support Services

TransFamily Support Services guides transgender and non-binary youth and their families through life transitions

TFSS is an organization dedicated to supporting families through coaching, assistance with healthcare, insurance, legal system, and schools. 


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.

Need help? We are here for you 24/7 

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PFLAG is the nation's largest family and ally organization

The PFLAG Chapter Network--with over 400 chapters across the country--provides confidential peer support, education, and advocacy to LGBTQ+ people, their parents and families, and allies.



Tell the Senate: Pass the Equality Act!

Learn more about the pending Equality Act and how you can urge Senators to enact nationwide anti-discrimination protections for transgender people

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AP News

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.

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Center for American Progress

Fair Play: The Importance of Sports Participation for Transgender Youth

Shoshana K. Goldberg outlines the legislative landscape with the educational benefits of equal participation in athletics for youth.

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