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Republicans want to prevent future Olympians like Laurel Hubbard — so they’re banning trans kids from school sports

All Becky Pepper-Jackson ever wanted to do in middle school was to run alongside her classmates on the girls' cross-country team. Coming from a family of runners, Becky literally grew up with her feet in running shoes. After COVID-19 restrictions were lifted in her home state of West Virginia and her school reopened, she was ecstatic to try out for the team. But if Republicans have their way, Becky will be barred from fulfilling her dream. In February, GOP lawmakers in West Virginia passed a bill that would bar Becky and other transgender children from participating in any school sports. Legislators argue that innate hormonal differences — particularly, higher natural levels of testosterone — give tr...
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Caitlyn Jenner’s run for California governor is a’vanity joke,’ says trans state senator Sarah McBride

Caitlyn Jenner, a trans woman, is running in California's recall election against Gov. Gavin Newsom. Sarah McBride, the highest-ranking trans official in the US, told Insider that Jenner's campaign is a "joke." The Delaware lawmaker went on to say that Jenner poses a "real threat" to young, trans people. See more stories on Insider's business page. Delaware state senator Sarah McBride, the highest-ranking openly transgender elected official in the US, told Insider that Caitlyn Jenner running in California's recall election against Gov. Gavin Newsom is nothing more than a "joke." "I don't see her talking to voters. I see her talking...