Right-wing candidates continue to campaign on disrupting gender affirming healthcare for youth, which could have grave consequences for all peoples’ access to healthcare.
The Link Between Trans Rights and Reproductive Rights, Curated by Imara Jones
The most underreported issue in the midterms is bodily autonomy. Abortion bans and transgender bans get reported as separate issues, yet the fight for reproductive and trans rights were always on parallel tracks. Christian Nationalists understood that fundamental linkage and mounted a coordinated assault. Choosing what one does with one’s body is an ultimate threat to their vision of control. Our bodies are a first site of liberation. A free society is impossible without freedom over our bodies.