How transgender hate in governor’s race and schools harms Kansas kids

Hosted By: Clay Wirestone - September 26, 2022


Republican Derek Schmidt’s gubernatorial campaign has embraced anti-transgender hate speech, and theĀ Gardner Edgerton School District has entertained a discriminatory policy.

D.C. Hiegert, an American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas legal fellow focusing on LGBTQ issues, and Brenan Riffel, a Kansas Reflector columnist and University of Kansas graduate student, talk with opinion editor Clay Wirestone and reporter Rachel Mipro about the harm this is causing to transgender kids.

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D.C. Hiegert

ACLU of Kansas legal fellow

Brenan Riffel

Kansas Reflector columnist

Clay Wirestone

Kansas Reflector opinion editor

Rachel Mipro

Kansas Reflector reporter