Democratic candidate for Mississippi governor Brandon Presley would not have signed legislation that outlawed gender-affirming care for transgender minors such as puberty blockers, he suggested during an appearance in Flowood, Miss., at the Mississippi Press Association on June 16.
UMMC is shutting down the TEAM Clinic on June 30 after lawmakers criticized it for providing gender-affirming care to its patients in a recent Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review report.
About 900% more babies were born with congenital syphilis in Mississippi in 2021 than just four years earlier in 2017, Centers for Disease Control data shows.
“LGBTQ+ Americans are under attack” and “living in a state of emergency,” the nation’s largest pro-LGBTQ+ political lobbying organization said in a statement this morning.
Since the murder of Jay Lee, who went missing in Oxford, Miss., in July 2022, friends and family are working to ensure he is remembered correctly.
A 17-year-old transgender girl missed her graduation at Harrison Central High School on Saturday after a federal judge allowed the school to prohibit her from wearing a dress under her gown and ordered her to wear traditional male attire instead.
The family of a 17-year-old transgender Harrison Central High School senior is suing in federal court after school district officials told her she will have to wear male attire to her graduation Saturday or will not be allowed to participate in the occasion.
Mississippi could ban digital books that state law defines as “sexually oriented,” including books with depictions of “homosexuality” and “lesbianism,” from public and school libraries after a majority in the Mississippi House approved an amended version of Senate Bill No. 2346 on Wednesday.