Lawsuit Challenges Idaho Ban on Transgender Athletes

Andy Berg Headshot

Idaho’s ban on allowing transgender women to compete in women’s sports has been challenged in a federal court in a joint filing by two civil rights groups that are representing a pair of transgender athletes in the state.

The American Civil Liberties Union and Legal Voice filed the lawsuit contending the law is discriminatory and violates the U.S. Constitution. The groups also contend that the law, which is scheduled to take effect July 1, is a violation of Title IX.

The initial ban was signed into law late last month by governor Brad Little. It received overwhelming support from the Republican-dominated House and Senate, but no support from Democrats.

Log in to view the full article
Buyer's Guide
Information on more than 3,000 companies, sorted by category. Listings are updated daily.
Learn More
Buyer's Guide
AB Show 2023 in Baltimore
AB Show is a solution-focused event for athletics, fitness, recreation and military professionals.
Nov 1-4, 2023
Learn More
AB Show 2023