• St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on “reproductive health decisions,” an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri’s Republican-controlled Legislature.

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  • Transgender wrestler’s state bid spotlights Texas policy

    EULESS, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old transgender wrestler who qualified for the girls state tournament while transitioning from female to male has become a high-profile test of a year-old Texas policy now being criticized by the attorney who tried to keep the athlete from competing.

  • High school transgender wrestler wins Texas regional title

    ALLEN, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old Dallas-area high school transgender wrestler who is transitioning from female to male has won a girls regional championship after a female opponent forfeited the match.

  • Silver: NBA will keep eye on state’s inclusion policies

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people, with Commissioner Adam Silver warning that any less-than-inclusive policies will help the league decide where to hold All-Star Games going forward.

  • NBA joins NFL in warning Texas over proposed ‘bathroom bill’

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NBA is warning Texas over a proposed “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people that is similar to a North Carolina law that prompted the league to move the All-Star Game out of that state.

  • Texas governor slams NFL over ‘bathroom bill’ criticism

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is slamming the NFL for criticizing a bill in his state’s Legislature that would prohibit transgender people from using the public restroom of their choice.

  • Conversion therapy ban advances in New Mexico Legislature

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Proposed legislation is advancing in New Mexico to ban the use on minors of conversion therapy that seeks to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.