LGBTQ Lawmakers Roll Out Trans Refuge State Legislation in 19 States

A coalition of LGBTQ lawmakers has launched trans refuge state legislation in 19 US states to protect trans kids and their families seeking gender-affirming care. The laws aim to counter recent executive and legislative action in states like Alabama and Texas that penalize trans kids. The Rainbow Wall campaign aims to provide a positive agenda for trans people that lawmakers can support, with over a third of US states committing to introduce the laws. The legislation will provide legal protections and support for trans kids and families while shielding them from criminalization and penalties.

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