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Rocky start to pride month

DeSantis riled the LGBTQ community on Tuesday when he signed into law a wide-ranging education bill that includes a ban on transgender females participating in girls’ and women’s high-school and college sports.

The measure (SB 1028), one of the most-controversial bills of the 2021 legislative session, will make female athletes’ eligibility for sports teams contingent on their “biological sex” on birth certificates issued “at or near the time of the student’s birth.”

 

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