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Sports

NCAA reaches a key moment as transgender laws multiply

The NCAA has reached a delicate moment: It must decide whether to punish states that have passed laws limiting the participation of transgender athletes by barring them from hosting its softball and baseball tournaments. Legislation requiring athletes to compete in interscholastic sports according to their sex at birth has been introduced in dozens of states this

Opinion

Opinion – Biden’s 100 Days: Partisan, Negligent, and Un-American

When President Joe Biden hit the 100-day mark recently, Americans were anything but excited about the “unity” of recent months. If anything, Americans are excited that we are 100 days closer to the end of the Biden presidency—one marked by bitter partisanship and reckless negligence. First, let’s start with “unity,” a Biden buzzword on Inauguration Day.

Politics

Caitlyn Jenner adds celebrity to run for California governor

Caitlyn Jenner begins her campaign for California governor with a prized commodity for a candidate — celebrity. But while her name is widely recognized, what she would do in the job remains a mystery. Nearly two decades ago, Hollywood fame helped elevate another Republican, Arnold Schwarzenegger, to the governor’s chair. But he had already made

Legal Beat

Colorado baker sued again over alleged LGBTQ bias

A Colorado baker who won a partial victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2018 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple went on trial Monday in yet another lawsuit, this one involving a birthday cake for a transgender woman. Autumn Scardina attempted to order the birthday cake on the same

National

House passes LGBTQ rights bill; critics say it tramples religious rights

The House voted Thursday to expand civil rights protections to include sexual orientation, gender identity and pregnancy, a move supporters said will grant those groups “the full equality under the law they deserve.” But critics of the Equality Act blasted it as a measure that will trample on religious freedom and individual rights, and ultimately

Military

Biden reverses Trump ban on transgender people in military

President Joe Biden signed an order Monday reversing a Trump-era Pentagon policy that largely barred transgender individuals from serving in the military. The new order, which Biden signed in the Oval Office during a meeting with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, overturns a ban ordered by President Donald Trump in a tweet during his first year

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