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Texas Legislature 2021

Restrictions on transgender student athletes’ participation in school sports signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott

House Bill 25 will require student athletes who compete in interscholastic competition to play on sports teams that correspond with the sex listed on their birth certificate at or near their time of birth.

Supporters and activists gather at the front of the Governor's Mansion for the Lights in Darkness demonstration on Oct. 12, 2021. The demonstration was in opposition to anti-trans legislation.

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