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First nonbinary state lawmaker in the U.S. reflects on a hard time in the Okla. House

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2024
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First nonbinary state lawmaker in the U.S. reflects on a hard time in the Okla. House As the death of a nonbinary Oklahoma teen in March reverberated around the U.S., especially in LGBTQ+ communities, Oklahoma State Rep. Mauree Turner saw the news on social media. They said they were overcome with fear, anger and guilt. The teen, Nex Benedict, had died the day after a fight in a school bathroom and the state medical examiner ruled it a suicide. It made Turner think about the anti-LGBTQ+ rights laws passed by...

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https://npr.org/2024/04/26/1245432165/first-nonbinary-state-lawmaker-in-the-u-s-reflects-on-a-hard-time-in-the-okla-ho

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