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Texas Lawmakers’ Transgender Sports Bill Advanced by House

This is the fourth legislative session this year in which lawmakers targeted LGBTQ kids.

rack athletes at a school track meet. (Getty Images/iStock)

By Allyson Waller, Texas Tribune

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