This bill would prohibit transgender youth from participating in Alabama public school sports and prohibit Alabama public schools from participating in, sponsoring, or providing coaching staff for sporting events that allow transgender youth to participate.


On February 10, HB 391 was read and assigned to the House Education Policy Committee. It passed out of committee and was sent to the Alabama House. On March 18, HB 391 passed out the Alabama House with a 73-19-2 vote count. It was then sent to the Alabama Senate where it was assigned to the Senate Education Policy Committee, and on April 1, it received a favorable report. It now awaits a floor vote.


  • 3/18/21 - Alabama House votes to ban transgender athletes from public school sports [Montgomery Advertiser]
  • 1/15/21 - These States are Trying to Take Away Trans Rights in 2021 [Ms. Magazine]

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