Spirit Day, a day to support LGBTQ+ youth, is also a day to fight racism and other forms of oppression that queer people live under.
The bill passed in the third special session of the legislature this year, and Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to sign it into law.
“I realized that I cannot fight the system,” Ruby Corado said. “The system is not meant to support people who are in need."
“The judgment upholds established legal principles which respect the ability of our clinicians to engage actively and thoughtfully with our patients in decisions about their care and futures.”
Many LGBTQ+ youth don't participate in sports because they fear discrimination — a fear that is often well-founded.