Texas’s Continuing Assault on Trans Youth

By: Gillian Grant Following the trends of recent years, 2022 is shaping up to be another busy year for anti-LGBTQ legislation. Over 200 anti-LGBTQ bills have been introduced this year, many of which specifically limit the rights of trans youth. South Dakota and Iowa have both already passed laws prohibiting trans students from participating in … Continue reading Texas’s Continuing Assault on Trans Youth

Another Dangerous Proposition

By: Austin Agostino 2021 was a record year for anti-LGBTQIA+ bills, with 26 enacted in 10 states. Just over a month into 2022, LGBTQIA+ groups are opposing at least 200 bills. In the wake of divisive politics, a revolution of Nixon and Reagan-era ideologies have found a place in the 21st century. The current Florida … Continue reading Another Dangerous Proposition

Let Them Play: The Ominous Wave of Legislation Targeting Trans Athletes

By: LJSJ Staff Though many will remember 2021 as a year defined by the on-going coronavirus pandemic, this past year claimed another unfortunate distinction. According to the Human Rights Campaign, 2021 represented one of the worst years for LGBTQ+ people at the state legislative level. More than 250 bills taking aim at the civil rights … Continue reading Let Them Play: The Ominous Wave of Legislation Targeting Trans Athletes