Transgender people in the United States say they’re fighting for their rights – and their survival. Already this year, a record number of bills have been introduced by state lawmakers that target everything from gender-affirming care for youth and access to public spaces to drag performances. Advocates worry that this could lead to wider attacks on the LGBTQ+ community and personal freedoms.
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In this episode:
- Chase Strangio (@ChaseStrangio), deputy director for Transgender Justice, American Civil Liberties Union
- Eureka O’Hara (@EurekaOhara), drag queen and host of HBO’s We’re Here
- Alex Petrovnia (@AlexPetrovnia), founder, Trans Formations Project
This episode was produced by Miranda Lin and Chloe K. Li with our host, Malika Bilal. Amy Walters and Alexandra Locke fact-checked this episode.
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