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Texas Supreme Court Allows Child Abuse Investigations Into Families of Transgender Teens to Continue

The high court also raised questions about why the state opened these investigations in the first place, noting that the…

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TEA’s New School Library Standards Push for More Scrutiny and Parental Input

School districts are not required to adopt the agency’s recommendations but can use them as guidance as they develop new…

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Critics of Texas’ Push for a “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Say Acknowledging LGBTQ People Isn’t the Same as Teaching Kids About Sex

Republicans say they don’t want young kids learning about sex. Educators say that’s already the standard.

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Houston Hospital Pauses Hormone Therapy for Transgender Children

Citing potential criminal penalties, Texas Children’s Hospital will no longer provide the gender-affirming treatment.

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Texas’ Transgender Sports Law Goes Into Effect

School districts say they will abide by the law, but it’s still unclear how they will determine whether a student’s…

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How a YA Oral-Sex Scene Touched off Texas’ Latest Culture War

A queer coming-of-age memoir has been seized upon by politicians who want greater control over the kinds of books available…

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Greg Abbott Signs Texas Sports Bill Targeting Transgender Students

House Bill 25 will require athletes who compete in interscholastic competition to play on sports teams that correspond with the…

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ACLU of Texas Sues Houston-Area School District Over Gender-Based Dress Code’s Long-Hair Policy

The lawsuit says Magnolia ISD’s rule “imposed immense and irreparable harm” on students.

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Texas House Approves Sports Bill Targeting Transgender Youth

Under House Bill 25, K-12 student athletes would be prohibited from competing on school sports teams aligned with their gender…

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State Agency Removes Online LGBTQ Youth Resources After GOP Complaint

The resources were removed after Don Huffines, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, criticized their inclusion on a state website.

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