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On Megyn Kelly's Sirius XM show late last week, Kelly and her guest conservative media host Steven Crowder targeted trans people in a conversation over what her show described as "the trans trend."
In a conversation about trans people, Kelly and Crowder continuously delegitimize and questioned the experiences of trans people, especially the experiences of trans youth.
Speaking about trans athletes, Crowder said, "We're looking at men beating the hell out of women ... in their own sports."
Kelly then claimed that there are "crazy trans activists" that are trying to make young gay men trans.
"The crazy trans activists are so vicious and they're basically kind of doing conversion therapy on young gay men -- instead of you're not gay, you're trans, you're secretly a girl," Kelly said.
In a segment of the transphobic conversation, posted on Twitter by Media Matters' Senior Researcher Jason Campbell, Kelly and Crowder also questioned the "T" in LGBTQ+. "The interests aren't necessarily aligned," Kelly said while attacking the LGBTQ+ rights group GLAAD, asking if the organization has "lost the real scope of its original mission."
\u201cMegyn Kelly: "The crazy trans activists are so vicious. And they're basically, kinda, doing conversion therapy on young gay men"\u201d— Jason Campbell (@Jason Campbell) 1650895757
Throughout Kelly's show, she and Crowder also criticize the medical associations that support trans children, while making false assertions about gender-affirming care over and over again.
Kelly went on to attack White House Press Secretary Jenn Psaki for her comments about state legislatures going after the rights of trans children.
Last week, Jen Psaki shed some tears during a recent interview on the News Not Noise podcast when the subject of the latest barrage of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation being proposed and passed by the GOP came up.
Podcast host Jessica Yellin asked Psaki for her thoughts on the recent legislation and whether its motivation was sincere or an "organized political attempt to create a wedge issue ahead of the midterms," to which Psaki said, "Ding. Ding. Ding."
"This is a political wedge issue and an attempt to win a culture war," she explained as she audibly began to cry. "And they're doing that in a way that is harsh and cruel to a community of kids."
"Ahh I'm going to get emotional about this issue - because it's horrible," she continued. "But it's like kids who are bullied and all these leaders are taking steps to hurt them and hurt their lives and hurt their families. And you look at some of these laws in these states and it's going after parents who are in loving relationships who have kids. It's completely outrageous. Sorry, this is an issue that makes me completely crazy."