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Tennessee GOP Gov. Bill Lee Signs Anti-Trans Bill Targeting Student Athletes

HeadlineMar 29, 2021

Tennessee has become the third state this month to impose new laws attacking transgender student athletes, alongside Mississippi and Arkansas. Republican Governor Bill Lee signed the legislation Friday, which forces trans students to show legal documents revealing the sex they were assigned at birth in order to participate in middle and high school sports. Twenty-eight states across the country are voting on anti-trans bills this year.

Trans advocates have launched a transgender week of action ahead of International Trans Day of Visibility this Wednesday.

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