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Idaho Governor Brad Little recently signed into law HB500, a law that prevents transgender female student-athletes from playing the sport they love on a team that matches their gender. The ban will come into effect on July 1, 2020.
As previously announced, 2020 is a year that will be difficult for our transgender friends. This is the case in Idaho where two anti-trans laws were approved, one of which targets trans athletes in particular.
A lawsuit has been attempted to repeal this discriminatory and also particularly unfair measure.
In New Hampshire and Idaho, legislators defeated anti-trans laws, but this year will be extremely difficult for the trans community.
With the upcoming elections in the United Kingdom, we are entitled to ask ourselves whether LGBTQ rights will play an important role in these elections? I’m afraid we’re a little disappointed. Brexit and climate, equally important issues for the British, should play a major role.