PHOENIX — The right to exist is not something many of us think about on a daily basis, but for transgender Americans, it is something they fight for every day of their lives.
“It’s just a core, human, gut feeling of being outnumbered,” said Tucson mom Liz Caraballo as she reflects on the more than 70 anti-trans bills introduced just this year.
Her 14-year-old Juniper is transgender and identifies as non-binary, used to describe someone who experiences a gender identity that is neither exclusively male or female or is in between or beyond both genders.
In 2021, 65 Republican-sponsored bills specifically target trans youth.
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