The Waves: The GOP’s All-Out Assault on Trans People

The Waves: The GOP’s All-Out Assault on Trans People

By Slate Podcasts

Slate Culture

Thursday, 3 March

On this week’s episode of The Waves, we’re talking Texas. Slate community manager Evan Urquhart and author and co-host of Slate’s Outward podcast Jules Gill-Peterson dig into the Texas governor’s directive to treat gender-affirming health care for transgender youth as child abuse. In the first half of the show, they explore what’s going on in Texas and the harm it’s already causing. Later they talk about how the problem in Texas is symptomatic of a much bigger trans obsession by the GOP.  In Slate Plus: Is Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism feminist? Recommendations: Evan: Do your research “What does the scholarly research say about the effect of gender transition on transgender well-being?” “U.S. Transgender Survey” “Mental Health Outcomes in Transgender and Nonbinary Youths Receiving Gender-Affirming Care” Jules: Support on the ground organizations in Texas and contacting lawmakers to demand they support trans kids. Donate to TENT Equality Texas Campaign For Southern Equality    Podcast production by Cheyna Roth with editorial oversight by Shannon Palus and June Thomas.  Send your comments and recommendations on what to cover to thewaves@slate.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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