LGBTQ advocates rally at Texas Capitol as House prepares to debate ban on gender care for trans kids

Posted on AllSides May 2nd, 2023
From The Left
Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune

Hundreds of LGBTQ advocates and parents of transgender kids have packed the Texas Capitol ahead of the House’s expected consequential vote on a bill that would ban gender-affirming care for children.

Before the House convened Tuesday morning, the crowd weaved up a staircase as they filled the hallway outside the chamber. Many donned rainbow clothes and flags and waved signs to show their support for trans Texans. The Rev. Erin Walter — one of several clergy members there to support trans kids as part of the Texas Freedom Network’s Just Texas project —...

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