Show notes for ep #36: Are texas trans youths safe?

INTRODUCTION

Hello and welcome to Learning the Law, a podcast about all things legal with a focus on current events where we try to teach you things in an hour. My name is Ashley aka PhoenixNymphy and my co-host who is the man of the hour, my husband Ron. This podcast is purely educational and should not be taken as legal advice, this podcast does not create an attorney-client relationship, this podcast is based on our interpretation of relevant law. Any opinions expressed are the opinions of the individual making them and do not reflect the opinions of any firm, company, or other individuals. Ron is a licensed practicing attorney in the state of California.

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Itinerary

  1. Our Weeks
  2. Questions from the audience (if there are any)
  3. Topic of the week – Texas Abuse Law Changes
    1. Texas Abuse Law
      1. https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/family-code/fam-sect-261-001.html
    2. NPR
      1. TX hasn’t banned the treatment for transgender youth
    3. Texas Tribune
      1. “Body modification surgeries that medical experts say are rarely, if ever, performed on children.”
      2. Under the gender-affirming model of care, experts say, more time is spent allowing kids to socially transition instead of focusing on medical treatment.”
    4.  ACLU has sued to stop the law
      1. The ACLU Is Suing Texas to Block the Worst Anti-Trans Program in the Country | The New Republic
      2. https://www.aclutx.org/en/press-releases/aclu-lambda-legal-sue-block-texas-investigating-parents-who-support-their-transgender
    5. Texas AG using misinformation
      1. Paxton uses misleading citations in opinion on transgender youth | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    6. Charities for Trans Youth in Texas
      1. https://www.playervshunger.org/
      2. https://www.thetrevorproject.org/get-help/
        1. 866-488-7386
      3. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
        1. 1-800-273-8255
        2. 988 – July 16, 2022

Closing

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