Two Articles on Defense of Trans Youth

These two articles of interest crossed my Apple News feed today.

First, a group of LGBT lawmakers are organizing to provide refuge to trans youth who are caught in the crosshairs of a coordinated national onslaught of repressive new bills and laws. Many are verbatim word-for-word duplicates of each other.

◼︎ These LGBTQ lawmakers want to make their states a refuge for trans kids
Washington Post, May 7, 2022

Second, Luc Esquivel, a very brave 14-year-old trans boy who just wants to play golf, is suing the State of Tennessee against Senate Bill 228 signed into law by Governor Bill Lee.

◼︎ Why a 14-Year-Old Boy is Outlawed from Playing on His Golf Team
Golf Digest, by Joel Beall, April 26, 2022

Title image: Students at Central Academy walked out of school over the noon hour on March 11, 2022. They marched to the Governor’s mansion to protest a new anti-transgender law preventing transgender students from competing in sports. [License]
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