2021 has been one of the worst years on record for anti-LGBTQ state legislation, particularly attacks on transgender youth. But even among all the (very) bad, we’ve had some legislative victories, seen the strength and resilience in our community, built momentum for federal nondiscrimination protections, and heard the powerful voices of leaders – both young and seasoned – who are leading the way forward.

Check out the Justice HangOUT discussion with GLAD Executive Director Janson Wu and National Center for Transgender Equality Executive Director Rodrigo Heng-Lehtinen about the impacts of this legislative year and what’s next in the fight for LGBTQ justice and equality. Moderated by Qwin Mbabazi, GLAD Community Engagement Manager.

This virtual event was co-presented by GLAD and the National Center for Transgender Equality and recorded live on July 7, 2021.

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