Op-Ed: Ohio’s anti-trans sports bills are dangerous state-sanctioned bigotry

HB527 would have barred trans students in Ohio from competing as their true selves. The bill failed to advance forward in the Statehouse last year, but that original bill is not truly dead. In 2021, it rose like a zombie to become the “Save Women’s Sports Act,” which, if passed, would prevent trans female students from competing on female teams in Ohio’s schools and colleges.