What You Probably Don’t Understand About Transgender Kids and Their Parents

Are you listening Texas Governor Abbott?

Mary DeVries
11 min readFeb 24, 2022

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Young LGBTQ teenager with rainbow stripes in hair. In the background are paint bottles in rainbow hues.
Photo by Sharon McCutcheon from Pexels

Imagine you are a parent and your kid has come out to you as transgender. Now imagine you live in Texas. The governor has just instructed the Department of Family and Protective Services to consider any gender-affirming medical treatment child abuse. You are now living…

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Mary DeVries

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