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Season 5 Episode 6

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Transgender Rights and Resources

Transgender issues in sports and health care has been a growing topic. How will continued anti-trans legislation affect Utah communities and the rights we hold? Learn from our panel of experts as we discuss this complicated matter.

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Utah Legislature Rejects Title IX Expansion

The Biden administration announced plans to expand Title IX protections to include gender identity starting in August 2024. This would require Utah schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity, conflicting with current state law. Lawmakers are now invoking a new law they believe allows Utah to exempt itself from this new federal mandate.