Anti-trans sports bill introduced in Albany, sparking outrage

LGBTQ advocates from across New York State slammed Republican lawmakers in a joint open letter on April 26 in response to the introduction of an anti-trans sports bill that would bar trans athletes from participating in girls’ sports.

State Assemblymember Andy Goodell and State Senator George Borrello — who both represent districts in western New York — are the GOP lead sponsors of a bill (S6259/A6124) that would ban public or private schools from allowing anyone assigned male at birth to participate in girls’ sports from grades seven through twelve. [..]

Click here to read the full piece. This story was originally published in Gay City News on April 26, 2023.