President Joe Biden called Florida state officials' push for anti-transgender laws and policies "close to sinful" in a recent interview.
Tennessee's lieutenant governor has received scrutiny for comments he made in response to racy photos on a gay man's Instagram account.
At least 12 anti-LGBTQ bills introduced this year in Virginia failed after Democrats in the Virginia Senate blocked them from becoming law.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wants ban trans athletes from competing, but the bill he wants to sign is stalled in committee.
The AMA has warned governors that restricting trans youths' access to gender-affirming medical care could have harmful consequences.
NCAA Mark Emmert opposes trans athlete bans, but won't say whether states with them will lose opportunities to host championship games.
Most Tennesseans say the government should prioritize other issues, but also support passing pro-LGBTQ laws