Gender-affirming bill draws GOP criticism; action postponed

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

A bill introduced Thursday adding protections for gender-affirming care in Delaware has drawn criticism from Republicans for the impact it would have on parental rights. House Bill 230, sponsored by Rep. Deshanna Neal, D-Elsmere, would protect medical providers in Delaware who provide gender-affirming care from being prosecuted by other states that ban the practice. Neal said in a statement Friday …

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Amid great tumult, Red Clay passes transgender policy 4-3

Charles MegginsonEducation, Headlines

Red Clay School District on Wednesday night narrowly approved a policy that reaffirms transgender and gender diverse students‚Äô ability to use the restrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity. Under Board Policy 8005, students who ‚Äúconsistently assert‚ÄĚ a gender identity other than that which they were assigned at birth may use the corresponding restroom, or alternatively, a …