Do you now have to be white and “regular” to be treated like a free American?
Readings from today’s news tells us that Across the country, Republican state lawmakers have focused attention on transgender people and other L.G.B.T.Q. issues by introducing bills that aim to limit what doctors call gender-affirming care, restrict what students are taught in the classroom about gender and sexuality, bar some transgender students from participating in school sports and require students to use restrooms for the gender listed on their original birth certificates.
The Human Rights Campaign said that 344 such bills were introduced across 23 states in 2022. More than 25 of those bills, a majority of which targeted transgender people, became law in 13 states. According to a national survey of nearly 34,000 L.G.B.T.Q. youth conducted in late 2021 by the Trevor Project, a crisis intervention organization, nearly one in five transgender and nonbinary people between the ages of 13 and 24 had attempted suicide in the previous year.”
MY COMPUTER DOES NOT SEEM TO LET ME BOLD-FACE WORDS ANY MORE. HAS CLASSIC EDITOR CHANGED? PLEASE TELL ME, SOMEONE! AND I CANNOT ADD MY MEDIA LIBRARY PICTURES! P>S> I CANNOT ADD MEDIA LIBRARY IMAGES ANY MORE.
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