The policy covers years 7-12, allowing students to freely communicate with faculty members and school staff about their gender identity
The first jury case brought under the Iowa Civil Rights Act since amended in 2007 to prohibit discrimination against trans people at work
The students protesting told ABC9 News the law discriminates against transgender students and isolates them
This bill marks the second anti-trans bill enacted in 2022, and the 11th state to pass an anti-trans sports ban
"Republican politicians are trying to score political points and pit Iowans against each other rather than address real economic issues..."
“This bill is not about fairness in sports nor has it even been. This is an effort to further isolate transgender youth in Iowa by lawmakers"
The Christian groups claimed the university had violated their constitutional rights to free speech and the free exercise of religion
"I have every right to be treated the same as every other male student in there"
Sen. Brad Zaun said he supported charging teachers who allow students to read “obscene” books, including LGBTQ+ themed books, with felonies
And celebrating the impact of ‘Boys in the Band’