States Clash In Florida Transgender Student Bathroom Case

States Clash In Florida Transgender Student Bathroom Case

A lawsuit about whether a transgender student should have been allowed to use boys’ bathrooms at a Northeast Florida high school has become a battleground for states across the country.

In two briefs filed at a federal appeals court, 40 states and the District of Columbia have chosen sides in the case stemming from a St. Johns County School Board policy that prevented Drew Adams from using boys’ bathrooms at Nease High School.

Right-leaning Facebook pages earned nearly two-thirds of interactions on posts about trans issues

Right-leaning Facebook pages earned nearly two-thirds of interactions on posts about trans issues

Right-leaning pages also made 77% of the top-performing trans-related posts

Over the past year, right-leaning news and politics Facebook pages have dominated the conversation on the platform around trans issues — earning almost twice as many interactions (reactions, comments, shares) as ideologically nonaligned and left-leaning pages combined.