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VIDEO: Parents of trans kids fear Texas' anti-trans orders

Demonstrators hold signs in support of transgender youth at the Texas State Capitol.
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Demonstrators hold signs in support of transgender youth at the Texas State Capitol.

Imagine you're a parent, caught between supporting your kid — or facing a possible child abuse investigation. That's what many people worry could happen after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed the state's Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate certain gender-affirming care as possible child abuse.

Mallory Yu explains in this video report:

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For more, check out our conversation with Chase Strangio, deputy director for transgender justice at the American Civil Liberties Union, on the status of state-level anti-LGBTQ bills across the U.S.

Video by Mallory Yu and Catie Dull.

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