Fabian Nelson is poised to become Mississippi's first out LGBTQ elected official after winning a primary runoff in a Democratic district.
Parents and residents found the 'Heartstopper' book series "objectionable" due to LGBTQ characters and depictions of same-sex kissing.
The interim band director at a Mississippi university is experiencing backlash for co-hosting a conservative commentary podcast, in which he opined that pro-LGBTQ religious leaders...
Mississippi minors are being denied access to widely used e-book and audiobook platforms due to a new book-banning law. The law, which went into effect...
A transgender student opted not to attend her high school graduation after her local school district refused to allow her to wear a dress.
The American Civil Liberties Union launches lawsuit against Harrison County School District in Mississippi on behalf of 17-year-old client.
The governor has signed a bill into law that would penalize doctors who assist trans youth in transitioning.
A U.S. mayor is withholding funding from the local library system until all "homosexual materials" are removed from the shelves.
A 13-year-old transgender girl is suing the state of Florida over a law that would prohibit her from playing on the girls' soccer team.
A trans woman suspected in several bank heists across the South will serve at least 15 years in jail after pleading guilty to bank robbery.
Current and former college athletes, and WNBA figures, are calling on the NCAA to move championships from states with anti-trans laws.
NCAA Mark Emmert opposes trans athlete bans, but won't say whether states with them will lose opportunities to host championship games.
Republicans across the country have fixated on transgender participation in sports
Bill heads to Gov. Tate Reeves, who has previously called for banning trans athletes from women's sports
Jackson Police have not determined a motive for, or named any suspects in 30-year-old Dominique Jackson's murder