What about children like Nex?

We’re told to think of the children.

That’s the refrain used in state legislatures across the country when it comes to the slew of anti-LGBTQ laws which are proposed or passed. Laws like the one in Oklahoma, which requires people to use the bathroom of the gender on their birth certificate. Yet, due to laws like this, it is likely that a child in Oklahoma has died.

Nex Benedict was a non-binary 16 year old student at Owasso High School. On February 7, they were allegedly assaulted by three female students in the girls bathroom. A bathroom Nex—who was assigned female at birth—was forced to use...

 

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