Mack Beggs could win a Texas state wrestling title on Saturday. Beggs won two matches on Friday to advance to Saturday's semifinals, moving him within two victories of a gold medal. Beggs' family has said he would rather be wrestling boys.
It has been more than a year since Lila Perry fought for her right to use the girls’ bathroom at her former Missouri high school. Perry, an 18-year-old transgender woman, made headlines in Sept. 2015 when she battled with officials at Hillsboro High School to use the facilities that aligned with her gender identity. Now a high school graduate, Perry tells PEOPLE that she is fearful for the transgender students she left behind at the school.
Law enforcement alleges otherwise: Officials say Mike Ulmer, 53, picked up the victim, 18, from Chester County High School on Feb. 16 and brought her to his home in Henderson, Tennessee. Ulmer serves as a pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Henderson, and court records show the victim was paid to clean his house.