Hopefully he has a good shot at winning this. Even if we can't yet classify gender identity as a religious belief, positioning this as an attack on Christian belief might work in Texas, though it's really an attack on common sense and biology.

Surely it’s just a straight up violation of his constitutional right to free speech?

A volunteer. Doing this work for free. For eight years.

You'd think this nonsense was a fever dream of the right-wing crazies, until you find out it's actually true.

It annoys me to no end that seemingly the only acceptable way to say "men are different from women" is by using your religious belief to do so.

Also, they say "no one can trust this man if they have transgender family members". How about everyone who is female or has women/girls in their families? Are we allowed to give a shit about them or not?