Protect Trans Kids

Rebecca Simmers
2 min readMay 1, 2021

I wish that I could sue the Republican Party, every Republican State, every individual Republican politician, and the Southern Baptist Convention, for interfering in the lives of transgender children. Not just the kids today but for ALL of the transgender children for the last 60÷ years.

Blockers and hormones were not available to me when I was 10… or even 16. I had to endure an adolescence and puberty I didn't WANT because there were only one or two clinics in the entire country treating transgender kids, with very strict requirements about who qualified for treatment. As a result, I had to work…

Rebecca Simmers

Rebecca (She/Her) is a queer Poet and Writer, Women's Health Educator, Advocate and Caregiver currently based in Louisville.