Trans Legislation Tracker

United States

We are tracking 50 anti-trans bills in United States in 2024. The legislation impacts 7 categories:

MILITARY

HEALTHCARE

INCARCERATION

EDUCATION

OTHER

SPORTS

CIVIL RIGHTS

US HB1064

MILITARY
INTRODUCED

Ensuring Military Readiness Act of 2023

To provide requirements related to the eligibility of transgender individuals from serving in the Armed Forces.

Transgender persons who require or have undergone gender transition are disqualified from military service.

US HB1112

MILITARY
INTRODUCED

Ensuring Military Readiness Act of 2023

To provide requirements related to the eligibility of individuals who identify as transgender from serving in the Armed Forces.

US HB1276

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protect Minors from Medical Malpractice Act of 2023

To protect children from medical malpractice in the form of gender transition procedures.

A medical practitioner, in any circumstance described in subsection (c), who performs a gender-transition procedure on an individual who is less than 18 years of age shall, as described in subsection (b), be liable to the individual if injured (including any physical, psychological, emotional, or physiological harms) by such procedure, related treatment, or the after effects of the procedure or treatment.

US HB1399

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protect Children’s Innocence Act

To amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender affirming care on minors, and for other purposes.

Whoever, in any circumstance described in subsection (e), knowingly performs any gender-affirming care on a minor is guilty of a class C felony.

US HB1490

INCARCERATION
INTRODUCED

Preventing Violence Against Female Inmates Act of 2023

To secure the dignity and safety of incarcerated women.

The Bureau of Prisons— shall not co-locate in detention facilities persons charged with or convicted of offenses [...] if those persons are not of the same biological sex.

US HB1585

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Prohibiting Parental Secrecy Policies In Schools Act of 2023

To require a State receiving funds pursuant to title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to implement a State policy to prohibit a school employee from conducting certain social gender transition interventions.

prohibiting a school employee from (1) using pronouns for a minor that are inconsistent with the minor’s biological sex [...] without the consent of a custodial parent or legal guardian; (2) providing, promoting, referring to, or otherwise [...] promote changes to the minor‚ physical appearance so that it aligns with the opposite biological sex for the purpose of recognizing or promoting a self-professed identity that is incongruent with their biological sex, without the consent of a custodial parent or legal guardian

US HB216

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

My Child, My Choice Act of 2023

To prohibit Federal education funds from being provided to elementary schools that do not require teachers to obtain written parental consent prior to teaching lessons specifically related to gender identity, sexual orientation, or transgender studies, and for other purposes.

US HB3328

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protecting Children From Experimentation Act of 2023

To amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender transition procedures on minors, and for other purposes.

Any physical or mental healthcare professional who knowingly performs or provides a referral for any gender transition procedure on a minor shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.

US HB3329

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

End Taxpayer Funding of Gender Experimentation Act of 2023

To prohibit taxpayer-funded gender transition procedures, and for other purposes.

No funds authorized or appropriated by Federal law, and none of the funds in any trust fund to which funds are authorized or appropriated by Federal law, shall be expended for any gender transition procedures [or...] for health benefits coverage that includes coverage of gender transition procedures.

US HB3462

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Empower Parents to Protect Their Kids Act of 2023

To require elementary schools and secondary schools that receive Federal funds to obtain parental consent before facilitating a child's gender transition in any form, and for other purposes.

Contrary to the unfounded assertions of activists, "socially transitioning" a child is not an evidence-based practice and it is not a neutral or uncontroversial decision. This practice is an experimental social and psychological intervention that has immediate effects on a child's psychology and a high likelihood of changing the life path of a child. A "social gender transition" may make it more difficult for a child to reverse course later on, thereby increasing the likelihood that the child will continue on to a "medical transition", resulting in life-changing, irreversible consequences. (4) Any policies that attempt to circumvent parental authority are a violation of parents' constitutionally protected rights to direct the care, custody, and upbringing of their children as recognized by the Supreme Court.

US HB3887

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2023

To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program of payments to children's hospitals that operate graduate medical education programs, and for other purposes.

No payment may be made under this section to a children’s hospital for a fiscal year [...] if, at any point during the preceding fiscal year, such hospital furnished gender-affirming care [...] to an individual under 18 years of age.

US HB429

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

No Tax Breaks for Radical Corporate Activism Act

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the trade or business expense deduction for the reimbursement of employee costs of child gender transition procedure or travel to obtain an abortion.

No deduction shall be allowed under this chapter to an employer for any amount paid or incurred to reimburse an employee for, or to otherwise pay, expenses in connection with [...] any gender transition procedure for a minor child of the employee.

US HB4365

HEALTHCARE
ENGROSSED

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2024

Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024, and for other purposes.

None of the funds made available by this Act may be used for surgical procedures or hormone therapies for the purposes of gender affirming care.

INTRODUCED

Patriotism Not Pride Act

To prohibit certain Federal activity with respect to the promotion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Pride Month and the display of flags representing sexual orientation or gender identity on Federal property or grounds, and for other purposes.

No Federal funds may be used by an agency to develop, organize, administer, engage in, promote, or endorse any activity, including any event, initiative, official communication, social media post, educational program, or public campaign, that aims to promote or recognize Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Pride Month or any event with a similar theme.

US HB5

EDUCATION
ENGROSSED

Parents Bill of Rights Act

To ensure the rights of parents are honored and protected in the Nation's public schools.

US HB5327

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Empowering Parents Act

To establish a private right of action for parents with respect to the teaching of racial discrimination theory and other actions by covered schools, and for other purposes.

A covered school shall not [...] intentionally expose a student to radical gender theory; A covered school shall not [...] require a biological woman and a biological man to share a private facility; [shall prohibit] instruct or require an employee of such school to refer to a student using a pronoun not as associated with the biological sex of such student, without obtaining consent to do so from a parent of such student.

US HB5636

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protect Children’s Innocence Act

To amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender affirming care on minors.

Whoever [...] knowingly performs any gender affirming care on a minor is guilty of a class C felony.

US HB6040

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protecting Our Kids from Harmful Research Act

To prohibit the use of Federal funds for gender transition in minors.

No Federal funds may be used to fund research or publications relating to gender transition in individuals under the age of 18, including any observational studies that gather evidence on the provision of hormonal treatments or surgical procedures on minors, for the purpose of— (1) affirming a minor’s perception of his or her sex, if that perception is incongruent with such minor’s sex; or (2) affirming a minor’s asserted identity, if the asserted identity is incongruent with such minor’s sex.

US HB6258

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

GUARD Act Guaranteeing Unalienable and Anatomical Rights for Dependents Act

To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to disqualify any State that discriminates against parents or guardians who oppose medical, surgical, pharmacological, psychological treatment, or clothing and social changes related to affirming the subjective claims of gender identity expressed by any minor if such claimed identity is inconsistent with such minor's biological sex from receiving funding under such Act.

No State may receive funding under this Act if such State takes any adverse action or otherwise discriminates against parents, guardians, or legal representatives who oppose medical, surgical, pharmacological, psychological treatment, or other medical intervention, or clothing, name or pronoun use, or other social changes or practices related to transitioning to or affirming the claims or expressions of gender identity of any minor under the charge, care, or supervision of the parent, guardian, or legal representative, if such gender identity is inconsistent, in such parent’s, guardian’s, or legal representative’s estimation, with such minor’s biological sex, as determined definitively at or before birth, regardless of any medical diagnosis or indication of gender dysphoria, body dysphoria, dissociative identity disorder, or social anxiety disorder.

US HB6728

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Save Women’s Sports Act of 2023

To require public school, and public institution of higher education, athletic teams and clubs to be designated for membership based on biological sex, and for other purposes.

An intercollegiate, intramural, or club athletic team or sport that is sponsored by a public school, or a public institution of higher education, or that is a competing team or sport sponsored by a non-public school or institution, and that receives Federal financial assistance, shall be expressly designated as, and composed of students of, only 1 of the following categories of team or club members based on biological sex at birth: (1) Males. (2) Females. (3) Coed members described in paragraphs (1) and (2). [...] REQUIREMENT. The membership of athletic teams or sports designated only for females shall only be open to biological females at birth.

US HB7187

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Protection of Women in Olympic and Amateur Sports Act

To modify eligibility requirements for amateur sports governing organizations.

To modify eligibility requirements for amateur sports governing organizations.

US HB734

SPORTS
ENGROSSED

Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2023

To amend the Education Amendments of 1972 to provide that for purposes of determining compliance with title IX of such Act in athletics, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth.

US HB736

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

PROTECT Kids Act Parental Rights Over The Education and Care of Their Kids Act

To require elementary and middle schools that receive Federal funds to obtain parental consent before changing a minor child's gender markers, pronouns, or preferred name on any school form or allowing a child to change the child's sex-based accommodations, including locker rooms or bathrooms.

US HB7725

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prohibit graduate medical schools from receiving Federal financial assistance if such schools adopt certain policies and requirements relating to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

No graduate medical school at an institution of higher education shall be eligible to receive funds or any other form of financial assistance under any Federal program, including participation in any federally funded or guaranteed student loan program, unless the institution certifies to the Secretary that the institution does not, and will not, do any of the following: [...] (4) Establish, maintain, or contract with a diversity, equity, and inclusion office, or any other functional equivalent of such an office, to serve the medical school. (5) Require or incentivize an individual to complete a diversity statement professing or adhering to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a condition of, or benefit in, admission or employment at such school.

US HB8580

HEALTHCARE
ENGROSSED

Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2025

Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2025, and for other purposes.

None of the funds made available by this Act may be used for surgical procedures or hormone therapies for the purposes of gender affirming care.

US HB8708

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

To prohibit Federal funding for institutions of higher education that carry out diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and for other purposes.

INTRODUCED

Productivity Over Pronouns Act

To prohibit the use of Federal funds in any program, project, or activity of any agency in the Executive Branch to provide principles, resources, or specific suggestions for gender neutral or inclusive language or inclusive communication principles to help inform an inclusive approach to carrying out any such program, project, and activity.

Amounts may not be appropriated for use in any program, project, or activity of any agency, and funds made available [...] to provide principles, resources, or specific suggestions for gender neutral or inclusive language or inclusive communication principles to help inform an inclusive approach to carrying out any such program, project, and activity.

US HJR165

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance".

That Congress disapproves the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Sex in Education Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance" (89 Fed. Reg. 33474; published April 29, 2024), and such rule shall have no force or effect.

US HR115

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

Establishing a Women's Bill of Rights to reaffirm legal protections afforded to women under Federal law.

US HR282

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Expressing that compelled political litmus tests used by public institutions to require individuals to identify with specific ideological views are directly at odds with the principles of academic freedom and free speech and in violation of the First Amendment of the Constitution.

That the House of Representatives condemns public institutions of higher education for conditioning admission to any student applicant, or the hiring, reappointment, or promotion of any faculty member, on the applicant or faculty member [...] making a pledge or statement regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion, or related topics

US HR298

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 734) to amend the Education Amendments of 1972 to provide that for purposes of determining compliance with title IX of such Act in athletics, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth, and providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 42) disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Amendment Act of 2022.

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 734) to amend the Education Amendments of 1972 to provide that for purposes of determining compliance with title IX of such Act in athletics, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person’s reproductive biology and genetics at birth

US HR518

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Pushing back against the labeling of attempts by parents to ensure school curriculum and sports are age and sex appropriate as extreme.

Pushing back against the labeling of attempts by parents to ensure school curriculum and sports are age and sex appropriate as extreme. Whereas all students should feel welcome in their classroom, but radical far-left ideas inappropriate for minors should not; Whereas it is not extreme or hateful to believe children as young as 6 should not be subject to discussion about sexual orientation or gender ideology in the classroom; Whereas it is not extreme or hateful to believe biological men should not compete against biological women in sports;

US HR536

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Supporting the designation of the week including June 23, 2023, as "National Women's Sports Week" to celebrate the anniversary of the passage of title IX and the growth of women's sports.

Whereas title IX’s purpose and benefit are negated for women whenever men claiming to be women are granted access to female sports;

US SB1595

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

End Taxpayer Funding of Gender Experimentation Act of 2023

A bill to prohibit taxpayer-funded gender transition procedures, and for other purposes.

No funds authorized or appropriated by Federal law, and none of the funds in any trust fund to which funds are authorized or appropriated by Federal law, shall be expended for any gender transition procedures [or...] for health benefits coverage that includes coverage of gender transition procedures.

US SB1597

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protecting Children From Experimentation Act of 2023

A bill to amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender transition procedures on minors, and for other purposes.

Any physical or mental healthcare professional who knowingly performs or provides a referral for any gender transition procedure on a minor shall be fined under this title, imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both.

US SB1709

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

Empower Parents to Protect Their Kids Act of 2023

A bill to require elementary schools and secondary schools that receive Federal funds to obtain parental consent before facilitating a child's gender transition in any form, and for other purposes.

Contrary to the unfounded assertions of activists, "socially transitioning" a child is not an evidence-based practice and it is not a neutral or uncontroversial decision. This practice is an experimental social and psychological intervention that has immediate effects on a child's psychology and a high likelihood of changing the life path of a child. A "social gender transition" may make it more difficult for a child to reverse course later on, thereby increasing the likelihood that the child will continue on to a "medical transition", resulting in life-changing, irreversible consequences. (4) Any policies that attempt to circumvent parental authority are a violation of parents' constitutionally protected rights to direct the care, custody, and upbringing of their children as recognized by the Supreme Court.

US SB187

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

No Tax Breaks for Radical Corporate Activism Act of 2023

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny the trade or business expense deduction for the reimbursement of employee costs of child gender transition procedure or travel to obtain an abortion.

No deduction shall be allowed under this chapter to an employer for any amount paid or incurred to reimburse an employee for, or to otherwise pay, expenses in connection with [...] any gender transition procedure for a minor child of the employee.

US SB200

EDUCATION
INTRODUCED

PROTECT Kids Act Parental Rights Over The Education and Care of Their Kids Act

A bill to require elementary and middle schools that receive Federal funds to obtain parental consent before changing a minor child's gender markers, pronouns, or preferred name on any school form or allowing a child to change the child's sex-based accommodations, including locker rooms or bathrooms.

US SB2357

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protect Children’s Innocence Act

A bill to amend chapter 110 of title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gender-affirming care on minors, and for other purposes.

Whoever, in any circumstance described in subsection (e), knowingly performs any gender-affirming care on a minor is guilty of a class C felony.

US SB2394

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

GUARD Act Guaranteeing Unalienable and Anatomical Rights for Dependents

A bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to disqualify any State that discriminates against parents or guardians who oppose medical, surgical, pharmacological, psychological treatment, or clothing and social changes related to affirming the subjective claims of gender identity expressed by any minor if such claimed identity is inconsistent with such minor's biological sex from receiving funding under such Act.

No State may receive funding under this Act if such State takes any adverse action or otherwise discriminates against parents, guardians, or legal representatives who oppose medical, surgical, pharmacological, psychological treatment, or other medical intervention, or clothing, name or pronoun use, or other social changes or practices related to transitioning to or affirming the claims or expressions of gender identity of any minor under the charge, care, or supervision of the parent, guardian, or legal representative, if such gender identity is inconsistent, in such parent’s, guardian’s, or legal representative’s estimation, with such minor’s biological sex, as determined definitively at or before birth, regardless of any medical diagnosis or indication of gender dysphoria, body dysphoria, dissociative identity disorder, or social anxiety disorder.

US SB2797

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protecting Conscience in Our Health Care Act

A bill to ensure religious freedom and rights of conscience for health care workers and other government employees, and to protect health care workers and other government employees from various forms of compelled speech.

No Federal or State government or agency, or covered entity shall: (1) require an employee to participate in a seminar, workshop, training, or other educational or professional activity, or in using a curriculum, that advocates for the idea that an individual can have an identity that is incongruent with their sex; (2) require an employee to attend or participate in an event or activity affirming, celebrating, or supporting an identity that is incongruent with an individual's sex; [...] (6) require an employee to affirm and use preferred pronouns of another, including a medical patient, without regard for whether those pronouns conflict with the employee's religious or moral beliefs, or the employee's understanding of the relationship between sex and identity; (7) require an employee to share the employee's preferred pronouns upon meeting or interacting with another individual or patient.

US SB3035

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protecting Our Kids from Harmful Research Act

A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for gender transition in minors.

No Federal funds may be used to fund research or publications relating to gender transition in individuals under the age of 18, including any observational studies that gather evidence on the provision of hormonal treatments or surgical procedures on minors, for the purpose of— (1) affirming a minor’s perception of his or her sex, if that perception is incongruent with such minor’s sex; or (2) affirming a minor’s asserted identity, if the asserted identity is incongruent with such minor’s sex.

US SB3729

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Protection of Women in Olympic and Amateur Sports Act

A bill to modify eligibility requirements for amateur sports governing organizations.

To modify eligibility requirements for amateur sports governing organizations.

US SB435

MILITARY
INTRODUCED

Ensuring Military Readiness Act of 2023

A bill to provide requirements related to the eligibility of individuals who identify as transgender from serving in the Armed Forces.

US SB457

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protecting Our Kids from Child Abuse Act

A bill to establish a Federal tort against pediatric gender clinics and other entities pushing gender-transition procedures that cause bodily injury to children or harm the mental health of children.

The following individuals and entities shall be liable in accordance with this section to any individual who suffers bodily injury or harm to mental health (including any physical, psychological, emotional, or physiological harm) that is attributable, in whole or in part, to a gender-transition procedure performed on the individual when the individual was a minor: (1) A pediatric gender clinic where the gender18 transition procedure was provided. (2) Any medical practitioner who administered health care, at the time of the particular procedure, at the pediatric gender clinic where the gender-transition procedure was provided. (3) An institution of higher education that hosts, operates, partners with, provides funding to, or is otherwise affiliated with the pediatric gender clinic where the gender-transition procedure was provided. (4) A hospital that hosts, operates, partners with, provides funding to, or is otherwise affiliated with the pediatric gender clinic where the gender6 transition procedure was provided. (5) Any medical practitioner who performed the gender-transition procedure on the individual.

US SB613

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2023

A bill to provide that for purposes of determining compliance with title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 in athletics, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth.

It shall be a violation of subsection (a) for a recipient of Federal funds who operates, sponsors, or facilitates athletic programs or activities to permit a person whose sex is male to participate in an athletic program or activity that is designated for women or girls. For purposes of this subsection, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person’s reproductive biology and genetics at birth.

US SB635

HEALTHCARE
INTRODUCED

Protecting Minors from Medical Malpractice Act of 2023

A bill to protect children from medical malpractice in the form of gender transition procedures.

A medical practitioner, in any circumstance described in subsection (c), who performs a gender-transition procedure on an individual who is less than 18 years of age shall, as described in subsection (b), be liable to the individual if injured (including any physical, psychological, emotional, or physiological harms) by such procedure, related treatment, or the aftereffects of the procedure or treatment.

US SB752

INCARCERATION
INTRODUCED

Preventing Violence Against Female Inmates Act of 2023

A bill to secure the dignity and safety of incarcerated women.

The Bureau of Prisons‚ (A) shall use the biological sex of persons charged with or convicted of offenses against the United States in making determinations regarding housing such persons; and [...] shall not co-locate in detention facilities persons charged with or convicted of offenses against the United States if those persons are not of the same biological sex.

US SR267

SPORTS
INTRODUCED

A resolution supporting the designation of the week of June 18 through June 24, 2023, as "National Women's Sports Week" to celebrate the anniversary of the enactment of title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the growth of women's sports.

Whereas the purposes and benefits of title IX are negated for women whenever men claiming to be women are granted access to female sports;

US SR53

CIVIL RIGHTS
INTRODUCED

A resolution establishing a Women's Bill of Rights to reaffirm legal protections afforded to women under Federal law.