The proposed measures would compel schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity, bar gender identity-based harassment and ensure others are using their correct pronouns.
Voter ID laws create harmful barriers for transgender Americans.
The bill would've required Maryland's Medicaid program to cover gender-affirming care.
Students also expressed expanding the 'X' gender marker to other forms of ID, or removing gender markers altogether.
Gender-affirming policies can improve students’ mental health, according to a report co-led by Jessica Fish, a University of Maryland assistant professor in the family science…
The department justified the decision by referring to a Supreme Court case that ruled it is impossible to discriminate against a person based on their sexual orientation or gender identity without discriminating against that person based on sex.
About 20 attendees gathered virtually on Tuesday.
While some representation is still flawed, there has been growth.