Dalila Ali Rajah
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Anti-trans moves by politicians in Texas, Alabama, and elsewhere are leading families to seek friendlier locales.

July 14 2022 4:08 PM

After she tweeted about the importance of fathers, Buttigieg noted that she has shown no love to gay dads such as himself and his husband.

June 22 2022 6:34 PM

In one of the families who sued, a trans teen attempted suicide after the governor ordered "child abuse" investigations of affirming parents.

June 09 2022 3:59 PM

Parental acceptance of queer Asian and Pacific Islander children can be life-saving.

8:00 AM

The fellow passenger told the men's son, "They stole you and they’re pedophiles."

April 13 2022 8:38 PM

Employees with the Department of Family and Protective Services are choosing to leave rather than investigate trans kids' supportive parents for child abuse.

April 11 2022 1:37 PM