Help Prevent, not Increase, Teen Suicide. Oppose HB 257.
I am opposed to HB 257, as I am certain you are. Understanding the suicidality rates of transgender children and teens, it is incomprehensible that anyone with any compassion or love in their heart would pass a bill so directly calculated to harm their mental health further. This seems to be address
Concerns about HB0257's Impact on Transgender Safety and Inclusivity
The potential impact of "HB0257" on the safety of transgender individuals, who are already at a fourfold higher risk of violent crimes compared to cisgender individuals, is deeply concerning. The stipulation for transgender people to use unisex bathrooms could heighten this risk. This bill does not