anti-LGBTQ laws

Kentucky’s youth are caught in the middle as Beshear-Cameron spar over transgender care

BY: - August 16, 2023

Ysa Leon is questioning their future in the commonwealth. The outcome of Kentucky’s gubernatorial race this November will be a deciding factor.  “I’ve told my family: Be prepared in November because that might change where I’m staying after I graduate in May,” said Leon, a 20-year-old nonbinary student at Transylvania University, where they are president of […]

ACLU asks appeals court to let trans minors get gender-affirming care

BY: - July 18, 2023

Citing potential “irreparable harm” to the transgender minors it represents, the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky has asked the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to allow them to access gender-affirming care once again.  The request for emergency relief came days after a federal judge stayed a temporary block on part of a new law. […]

Harm of anti-LGBTQ laws includes economic pain for communities, families

BY: - July 18, 2023

Roberto Che Espinoza had been thinking about leaving Tennessee after the 2024 election, but in June they noticed that the state attorney general was seeking medical records on gender-affirming medical care, which Espinoza, a nonbinary transgender man, said included their own records. “Being on any kind of list … I knew after the release of […]