Stepping Out as Allies to Stop Anti-Trans Attacks

As LGBTQ+ people and our allies continue to celebrate Pride throughout the summer, we have been pummeled with an avalanche of laws passed in more than 20 states targeting LGBTQ+ youth, their parents, and our community more broadly.

These relentless assaults, dubbed “anti-woke” by hard-right politicians, cruelly strip trans youth of essential healthcare, trigger invasive child abuse investigations against their parents, ban any talk of LGBTQ+ issues through high school, and much more. They seek to destroy the very notion of an inclusive society that respects personal autonomy, embraces mutual support, and espouses equality and equity for all. [..]

Click here to read the full piece. This story was originally published by The Advocate on July 17, 2023.