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LGBTQ youth are the targets of more state laws with gender-affirming care provided to trans kids at the center of the controversy. NBC News’ Joshua Johnson speaks with a Texas parent of a transgender child as Governor Greg Abbott issued a directive to conduct child abuse investigations into the parents who seek the care for their children.
Ever since Gov. Greg Abbott directed the state’s child welfare agency to investigate parents who provide gender-affirming care to their children, LGBTQ-affirming family lawyers statewide have been deluged with calls.