Katherine a mother to a trans daughter testified in opposition of the egregious anti-trans HJR 82 on Tuesday, Feb 18th to the Missouri House General Laws Committee. This bill would ban trans youth from playing on gendered sports teams.
The Missouri Nondiscrimination Act is a bill that has been introduced into the Missouri legislature for 21 years straight but unfortunately has never passed. It is far beyond time for our legislature to pass the bill and protect Missouri residents from discrimination.
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Conversion therapy is a danger to LGBTQ+ Missourians, but widespread efforts to bring attention to its horrors and put a stop to it, have already begun to save many.
St. Louis County’s latest legal maneuvers in the case of Keith Wildhaber, a police sergeant who was discriminated against based on his sex and sexual orientation, is a hypocritical effort to dodge responsibility for a discriminatory workplace that County officials allowed to fester.
At the ACLU of Missouri, we dream, we believe in, and we demand a future where our 25,000 transgender Missouri neighbors can rely on their constitutional rights.
The phrase we use to describe this work is “Trans Justice.”
But what does Trans Justice mean?