"The consistent targeting of LGBTQ youth by the Arizona Legislature is a disgrace. School is sometimes the only place these...
“We’re talking about legislating bullying against children who are already struggling just to get by” one lawmaker said
The legislation was one of Arizona’s 15 anti-LGBTQ+ bills introduced so far this year, the most of any state
While the measure has backers in the state's business and faith communities it faces opposition from the anti-LGBTQ+ Center for Arizona Policy
The legislation would restrict transgender women and girls from playing on school sports teams that match their gender identity
"I’m extremely disappointed with the Arizona Republicans who continue to perpetuate homophobia and transphobia"
Arizona is no stranger to anti-LGBTQ bills. In 2020 lawmakers sent an anti-LGBTQ education bill to Republican Gov. Ducey’s desk- he vetoed it
The laws would have potential to inflict considerable harm on Transgender Arizonans and the medical professionals who treat them